Air con falls from roof at Auckland cinema

An air conditioning duct falling from a ceiling at the Events Cinema in Auckland's Newmarket sparked a full scale emergency response this morning.

Fire communications shift manager Paul Radden said emergency services were alerted to the incident at 9.55am and were told a roof had collapsed.

Four fire crews responded including a crew with specialist rescue and hydraulic cutting gear.

However when they arrived on the scene it was discovered it was a minor incident.

It is understood one person received minor injuries.

Two crews had stayed on the scene to help clear up any debris.