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Minister warns of fire risks

 

The Home Affairs Minister is warning people about the risks of grassfires during the hot summer weather.

 

Although there have been no serious incidents so far this year, the possibility of barbecues sparking a blaze has prompted him to speak up.

 

He says fires in the countryside can be very difficult for fire crews to get to, let alone start to tackle.

 

And he says the hot weather and dry conditions mean people must be careful:

 

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