Workers have been evacuated and nearby residents told to close windows as firefighters battle a massive blaze at Ravensdown's fertiliser plant in Christchurch. Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fenz) said forty firefighters and 10 trucks are battling the blaze on Main South Rd in Christchurch. Firefighters are trying to extinguish a blaze after a fire broke out at the Ravensdown fertiliser facility in Christchurch today. A Ravensdown staff member told the Christchurch Star they were evacuated and told to stay away from the area. The blaze began in Main South Rd.
Source: Otago Daily Times October 08, 2018 21:58 UTC