Fire in central Auckland building

Last updated 15:57 24/01/2013

Relevant offers

National

Dunedin students' behaviour worse since controversial TV show aired: fire chief Blessie Gotingco murder trial full of bizarre twists Retaliation against Titirangi kauri tree protesters 8-year-old girl found safe and well Plan to make Avon river red zone a native forest park Man charged with murder after stabbing at international school Stephen Phillip Long admits accidentally shooting son dead Budget failure on national bowel screening "saddening" Kiwi troops deployed to Iraq face any number of threats - David Shearer Crown on brink of formal Treaty negotiations with Ngapuhi

Firefighters have doused a blaze on Upper Queen St in Auckland this afternoon.

Fire communications shift commander Megan Ruru said emergency services were called to the Localist building about1.50pm.

Ruru said it's believed the fire started in a transformer cable in the basement of the building.

The building had been evacuated and there have been no reports of injuries.

A resident said he could no longer see smoke or fire coming from the building. 

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content