Geraldine Flat blaze contained
Firefighters spent two hours extinguishing a blaze at Geraldine Flat on Saturday.
Units from Geraldine, Pleasant Point and Temuka were called to the fire, which started when a farmer was cutting stubble with a mower to prepare a fire break.
South Canterbury rural fire officer Rob Hands said the blaze started about 3pm. He reminded farmers about maintaining equipment.
The Timaru Herald