Person pulled from house fire

Last updated 07:55 24/11/2012

Relevant offers

National

Blessie's killer loses name suppression appeal but remains anonymous for now Missing kayaker's body found by friend Divers at Pourerere may face big bill for needless rescue bid Crime and welfare-dependency down - Government report card Fire, smoke and water made Te Awamutu family's house uninhabitable Power cut to homes in Waikanae and Peka Peka after tree dropped on lines Flu on the rise: Hawke's Bay, Wairarapa and Bay of Plenty affected Memorial service for motorbike victim Patients' at risk if more skin specialists not found Government moves toward national bowel cancer screening programme

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