The Otago Regional Council had no ''quick fix'' to remedy air
pollution caused by outdoor burn-offs - described as a
''significant issue'' across the Otago and Central Otago
Firefighters battle a burning race car parked in front of a
Leith St, Dunedin, flat, just before 5.30am yesterday.
The Queenstown Lakes District Council will look to recover
costs associated with an out-of-control burn-off on land
bordering the Remarkables skifield access road yesterday
A spate of suspicious bin fires across Dunedin continues,
with a further three over the weekend.
Dunedin police are investigating two suspected arsons in
South Dunedin early on Saturday.
Firefighters battle a large fire at The World Bar and Fat Badgers Pizza in Shotover St, Queenstown.
Photos by James Beech and Christina McDonald; prints available from otagoimages.co.nz
A smoke alarm in a house bus is credited with saving the life
of a Dunedin man early yesterday.
A burning classroom at Kavanagh College and a fire at the
Green Island landfill - initially feared to involve dangerous
chemicals - had Dunedin firefighters scrambling to respond
over the weekend.
In a panic as fire and smoke swirled through her home,
Patricia Reid heard a booming voice in the darkness imploring
her to jump.
Queenstown police are appealing for witnesses to a fire they
are treating as "potentially suspicious" which destroyed the
upper storey of an unoccupied Glasgow St property early on
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