Fire crews from around the region are fighting a scrub fire on Sandy Bay Rd near the Takaka Hill.
The fire broke out at around 4pm. It is unclear whether the blaze is threatening nearby property.
A helicopter and fire crews from Motueka, Ngatimoti and Richmond have been sent to assist with keeping the fire under control.
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