Choppers Fight Fire on Mt Roy Near Wanaka

Helicopter crews with monsoon buckets fought a wildfire on the hills of Mt Roy in the New Zealand holiday resort town of Wanaka on Wednesday, January 3.

The fire was still burning on Thursday, and authorities said it would take two days to extinguish, the Otago Daily Times reported. It has already burned 199 hectares. Credit: Facebook/Jason Mcalpine via Storyful