Rubbish fire sparks call-out

Last updated 12:02 06/12/2012
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MYTCHALL BRANSGROVE/ Fairfax NZ
BURN-OFF: A rubbish fire on the outskirts of Timaru prompted a call to the Fire Service.

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The Fire Service was called to a blaze in Mahoneys Hill Rd this morning that turned out to be a rubbish fire in an inappropriate spot.

Firefighters from Washdyke station responded to the scene at 8.30am and found rubbish being burned and creating a lot of smoke, a Fire Service spokesman said.

Rubbish fires are not permitted within the Timaru town boundary.

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- The Timaru Herald

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