Thursday, 12 December 2019

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Busy time for Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade

Busy time for Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade

A fire in the early hours of this morning destroyed a two storey house in Mill Road, Whitianga.

The house has a Lockwood-type wooden structure second storey on top of a block work ground level. The fire started upstairs.

About 20 members of the Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade responded to the call-out to the fire. When they arrived at the scene, the house was well-involved with the fire. They evacuated one person who was asleep downstairs before the fire was put out.

An inspection to determine the cause of the fire will take place later today.

About 9:00am this morning the Fire Brigade received a further call-out to a medical emergency in Whitianga.

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