700 evacuated from New Zealand town as wildfire threatens

700 evacuated from New Zealand town as wildfire threatens

About 700 residents were evacuated from the New Zealand town of Wakefield on Friday as a forest fire threatened the area. The wildfire began Tuesday and had spread to about 5,000 acres by Friday. Authorities believe it to have been started by sparks from farm equipment.

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