Explosion destroys caravan
A holidaymaker’s caravan has been obliterated in a gas cylinder fire at Golden Bay.
The driver of a Toyota ute which was a towing a caravan stopped at the Pohara store for an ice-cream when a cylinder suddenly exploded, said constable Andy Palmer, of Takaka.
The caravan caught fire and was completely destroyed in the fierce fire at noon today. The ute was partly damaged.