Fire on Takaka Hill

Last updated 16:53 22/02/2013
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ALASTAIR PAULIN

Smoke rises from the fire at the quarry near Bruce trader orchards.

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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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