Total fire ban announced

A total fire ban has been announced for the Western Bay.

With no predictions of meaningful rain forecasted the New Zealand Fire Service has recommend Tauranga City Council implement a total fire ban in conjunction with the ban being imposed across the Western Bay Moana Rural Fire District.

The Tauranga City total fire ban is effective from 6am February 22. It will last until further notice.

The fire ban means that with the exception of gas fuelled fires, no open fire will be permitted in Tauranga City.

Anyone who sees smoke or fire should immediately call 111 and ask for the fire service.

- Bay of Plenty Times

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter


© Copyright 2015, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf02 at 25 Nov 2015 15:11:51 Processing Time: 550ms