Forest / Wild Fire in New Zealand on September 17 2020 07:58 AM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Fire Fire suppression and rescue
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Minor Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number WF-20200917-71303-NZL
Event type Forest / Wild Fire
Date/Time September 17 2020 07:58 AM (UTC)
Last update September 17 2020 12:27 PM (UTC)
Cause of event Crews battle large fire on near Hanmer Springs
Reliability of information Authentic source : Information from trusted source (newspapers, emails, websites). Reliability: at least 70%
Damage level Medium Damage level
Affected area County-level : Event affected one county.

Geographic information

Continent Australia - New-Zealand
Country New Zealand
County / State
Area Mouse Point, near Hanmer Springs, Canterbury region of the South Island
Coordinate -42.69, 172.79
Open Location Code: 4V9J8Q5P+W8   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0