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Palm trees catch fire at Otumoetai Golf Course

The fire could be seen by nearby residents. Photo: Supplied.

Three fire crews attended a blaze at the Otumoetai Golf Course this evening.

Five large palm trees were up in flames when crews arrived says Fire and Emergency NZ northern communications shift manager Carren Larking.

She says the crews arrived at 7:30pm and were at the scene for 45 minutes.

A SunLive reader says the fire was situated at the tree line below houses.

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Another fire

Posted on 13-07-2021 20:54 | By The Sage

So soon after the one at Bethlehem behind the shops on the weekend. Neither would have started by itself.