House fire in Motueka

Fire crews are at the scene of a house fire in Motueka, near Nelson.

Southern fire communications shift manager Tim Reynolds said there were six crews attending the ''well involved'' house fire which started on High Street about 8.20pm tonight.

It was believed the emergency call came in from the residents who were outside the house at the time, he said.

The fire was now contained, and crews were moving into mopping up and salvage.

It was not known what caused the fire.

The Press