Fire permits suspended in Grey district

Published date25 January 2023
Publication titleWest Coast Messenger, The
West Coast district manager Myles Taylor said that fighting vegetation fires used large amounts of water, which would place additional pressure on local water supplies that were already depleted

Contingency measures are already in place to ensure water is available for firefighting. Fire and Emergency has moved two additional water tankers to Greymouth and is looking at further proactive steps.

A decision on moving the Grey district to a prohibited fire season will be made based on the...

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