Choppers help battle forestry blaze near Dunedin

Helicopter crews are continuing to battle a blaze which broke out days ago in slash at a forestry site near Dunedin.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said the fire, in 400 tonnes of slash in forestry at Mt Allan, had been burning for a few days.

Ground and air crews had been working to keep the fire contained.

Slash is generally comprised of the debris generated during logging operations.

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