Large area of scrub ablaze in Far North

Fire services are at a large bamboo scrub fire in the Far North town of Pukenui.

Northern communications fire spokesman Jaron Phillips says three appliances have arrived on the scene.

"About 50 metres of bamboo, a bamboo hedge, is well alight and there's power lines down as well."

Mr Phillips says no houses are threatened at this stage.

- Newstalk ZB

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