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15 Dec 2019 19:15
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  •   Home > News > Accident and Emergency

    Parts of State Highway 1 near Christchurch which had been closed due to a bush fire have reopened

    Parts of State Highway 1 near Christchurch which had been closed due to a bush fire have reopened


    Firefighters were called to Christchurch's Jones Road - outside Rolleston - just before 4.

    20 fire engines and two helicopters battled the blaze and it is now contained.

    Crews will be in place throughout the night.

    Police say some side roads remain cordoned off for now.

    © 2019 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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