17 Jan 2011

Scrub fire at Rotorua golf course contained

8:24 pm on 17 January 2011

Fire crews have contained a scrub fire at a golf course in Rotorua.

Emergency services were alerted about 3.30pm on Monday.

The Fire Service says at the peak of the blaze about 16 firefighters, four engines and a helicopter with a monsoon bucket were sent to the Arikikapakapa course in Whakarewarewa.

The fire burned about nine hectares of scrub.