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Christchurch cliff fire contained

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 26/04/2016

A fire on the cliffs near Christchurch beach suburb Taylors Mistake has been contained.

A Fire Service spokesman said the fire had taken hold just before 6pm on Tuesday, with initial fears nearby houses would need to be evacuated.

However it had since been contained and fire crews remained on site to dampen it down.

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