Firefighters contain Christchurch cliff blaze

  • 26/04/2016
Fire crews remain on site (Newshub.)
Fire crews remain on site (Newshub.)

A fire on the cliffs near Christchurch beach suburb Taylors Mistake has been contained.

A Fire Service spokesman said the fire had taken hold just before 6pm this evening, with initial fears nearby houses would need to be evacuated.

However it had since been contained and fire crews remained on site to dampen it down.