There will be no prosecution taken by the Otago Regional
Council in relation to a burn-off at Hillend Station, Wanaka,
last October, despite many official complaints about smoke
from the fire blanketing the town.
A suspicious fire which destroyed two parked vehicles in St
Clair, Dunedin, at the weekend was ''ugly and devastating for
the owners'', Detective Iain Ferguson said.
Firefighters were kept busy attending four couch fires in the
student quarter on Saturday night and Sunday morning.
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.
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