Balfour fire investigated

The Fire Service is investigating the cause of an overnight house fire in Southland.

Neighbours of the rural property in Balfour called the Fire Service at 4.20 this morning, southern communications shift manager Andrew Norris said.

The Kruger St property was well ablaze on arrival, Mr Norris said.

Balfour and Riversdale fire brigades attended.

"The fire was extinguished with no problems and no injuries," Mr Norris said.

Fire investigators will try to establish the cause of the fire this morning.

The Southland Times