A fire has broken out near Meeanee speedway in Napier.
Firefighters and police were called to the scene of the scrub fire, near Sandy Rd, about 9.55am.
A police communications spokesperson said the fire was in scrub and a fence.
Firefighters at the scene said the fire was caused by a power line being blown over by strong winds, which sparked and ignited grass.
Sandy Rd is closed to traffic.
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