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Friday, January 11

Firefighters remain on high alert in Canterbury over fears a grass fire which destroyed at least four homes and part of a poultry farm could flare up again. The fire, fanned by a strong wind, began about 3pm on Thursday and caused damage to around 150 hectares in the Shands Road area of Prebbleton on the outskirts of Christchurch.

Photo by SNPA Jan 10, 2013

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