Farmhouse destroyed by fire

Last updated 08:11 03/07/2014

Relevant offers

Fire has destroyed an Eketahuna farmhouse.

Fire crews from Eketahuna, Pahiatua and Woodville were called to the family home, on Pa Valley Rd, just after 1pm yesterday.

It took fire fighters just under an hour to get it under control, and while the farm house was still standing it was ''pretty much destroyed'' on the inside, Eketahuna Fire Chief Max Mayer said.

The kitchen and lounge area were ''totally burnt out'', as was the ceiling area.

The rest of the house was heavily smoke and water damaged, he said.

A fire investigator was expected to be at the property today.

Ad Feedback

- Manawatu Standard

Special offers
Opinion poll

Is this the best summer ever?

Yes, without a doubt

It's great, but 2012/13 was even better

Can't quite recall the year, but there have been better

I long for the Summer of 69 (with apologies to Bryan Adams)

Whatever. I can't wait for winter

Vote Result

Related story: Wellington sizzles in January heat

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content