Person pulled from house fire

Last updated 07:55 24/11/2012

Relevant offers

National

'Extreme concern' for missing Auckland woman, as fifth day of search ends Timaru factory odours prompts complaints to Environment Canterbury Chance of another big quake declines but NZ's not out of the woods Hamilton residents: Nawton has its problems, but it's no 'hellhole' Hundreds set to march through Wellington on Trump’s first day in office Study suggests sunscreen is more effective than sitting under a sun umbrella Earwax horror stories: from cotton buds to sliced onions Judgment day for rabbits running amok in suburban cemetery Man wanted after Napier hit-and-run is arrested NZ's waning sheep flock: Has our pastoral identity finally jumped the fence?

A person in Auckland is lucky to be alive after being rescued from a burning two-storey house by their neighbours.

Fire Service was called to the blaze n Rukutai St, Orakei, about 9.45 last night. 

Fire Communications spokeswoman Nicole Bernard said neighbours had already pulled the single occupant from the house when they arrived.

The person had significant burns and was taken by ambulance to the burns unit at Middlemore Hospital in a serious injury.

Fire Service is still investigating the cause of the blaze. 

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content