Fires ablaze yesterday

18:39, Jan 05 2014

Hedges ablaze Hedges proved problematic for fire crews in Timaru yesterday.

Timaru and Washdyke fire fighters were called to Seadown Rd at 4.50pm after a 60 metre long hedge caught fire.

Ten minutes later they were called to another hedge fire, threatening a house in Roslyn Tce, a spokesman said.

Two appliances were sent to Roslyn Tce, including one from Temuka. The spokesman said one Roslyn Tce property sustained minor damage.

Both fires were under control by 5.30pm.


The Timaru Herald