Firefighters tackle garage blaze

JOELLE DALLY
Last updated 07:50 16/02/2014
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Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter

UP IN SMOKE: A huge cloud of smoke billows over Richmond as the garage fire takes hold in Hill St on Sunday afternoon.

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A large garage fire that took hold at a Richmond property was brought under control by firefighters yesterday afternoon.

The fire in the 20m by 10m garage on the corner of Hill St and Hart Rd Richmond, broke out about 1.50pm and was "fully involved" when fire fighters arrived. 

A Fire Service spokesman said a the fire was out but a few crews were still on the scene at 3.15pm dampening down. 

The garage was on a residential property on the outskirts of Richmond.

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