8 Feb 2019

Nelson fire: Thick smoke covers Wakefield

From Morning Report, 6:39 am on 8 February 2019

Police and emergency services have been on the streets of Wakefield overnight, ready to call for an evacuation if the fire threatens homes. Residents in some parts were told to prepare to leave and to keep their cellphones so that Civil Defence can contact them. Morning Report's Alex Ashton is on the road between Brightwater and Wakefield.