Firefighters halt Auckland blaze

SARAH HARVEY
Last updated 19:13 28/11/2012
BLAZE: A fire at the Mt Wellington Domain in Auckland burns close to houses.
JADE BARROW

BLAZE: A fire at the Mt Wellington Domain in Auckland burns close to houses.

Relevant offers

National

Train and car crash near Morrinsville Teenagers attack elderly man at Hamilton bus stop Police say motorcyclist critically injured in crash at Bulls had failed to stop in pursuit House in Martinborough engulfed in flames Meet the Facebook hold-outs bucking the social media trend Mum goes head-to-head with top Auckland school over length of son's hair Man jailed for causing $14k worth of damage to police cell Teen's glasses broken and lip split after South Taranaki skate park assault Man lost eye after being hit with a brick during fight Family pray for engineer's report to save historic church from wrecking ball

A scrub fire that threatened homes next to Auckland's Mt Wellington Domain has been brought under control.

Fire crews were alerted to the blaze on the volcanic cone at 4pm.

About 250 square metres of scrub was burnt in the blaze, the Northern Fire communications shift manager said.

Earlier, the spokesman said winds had been pushing the fire towards houses.

Ad Feedback

- Auckland Now

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content