Helicopter being used to fight forestry fire

The fire service in the Hawke's Bay is fighting a fire at a forestry block. Photo / File
The fire service in the Hawke's Bay is fighting a fire at a forestry block. Photo / File

A helicopter is being used to help fight a forestry fire in Hawke's Bay.

The large blaze is on a steep hillside off Aropaoanui Road, north of Napier.

A witness says he saw up to ten fire trucks racing to the scene earlier this morning.

A helicopter is also in the air battling the blaze.

The Fire Service say the fire isn't threatening homes and is in a forestry block.

- NZ Herald

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