Substances investigated

01:47, Nov 21 2012
Fire
Houses are being evacuated in the Remarkables Park residential area as fire brigades fight a fully involved garage fire.

Queenstown Lakes District Council are investigating hazardous substances found during a garage fire in Queenstown today.

The fire is now out and residents are allowed to return to their houses in the Remarkables Park residential area.

Queenstown and Frankton fire brigades were called to the well-involved fire in the Remarkables Park residential area this morning and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus entered the garage.

Three fire trucks and police were called to the scene of the fire, which a witness said appeared to be an older style garage.

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