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Fire crews, helicopter contain blaze that caused significant damage at Otago vineyard

Six fire crews and a helicopter have contained a large blaze after it caused significant damage to the vines at a central Otago vineyard this afternoon.

Around 600 square metres of vines were on fire at The Black Ridge Vineyard, around 90 kilometres east of Queenstown, just after 3pm, a Fire and Emergency spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

Firefighters are now dampening down hotspots.

Source: 1 NEWS