Campfires re-ignite

03:08, Jan 28 2013

Rarangi Volunteer Fire Brigade was called out to put out four small campfires on Rarangi Beach on Saturday at 12.30pm.

Chief fire officer Steve Banks said it took about 30 minutes to douse the campfires which had been lit by a group of people on Friday night.

The fires re-ignited when an onshore sea-breeze picked up on Saturday. Vegetation fire Renwick Volunteer Fire Brigade attended a vegetation fire in Jacks Rd in Renwick on Saturday, also at 12.30pm.

Fire on Dillons Point Rd Blenheim Volunteer Fire Brigade received a callout to a fire at Dillons Point Rd yesterday morning at 4.17.


The Marlborough Express