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Fire in scrub at Peria in Northland

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 31/12/2016

Two helicopters with monsoon buckets are being used to fight a fire at Peria in Northland.

The fire in Oruru Road spread quickly to cover about eight hectares on a hill face in forestry slash on Saturday evening, the Fire Service says.

Two helicopters and several ground crews are fighting the fire and ground crews will stay there overnight.

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