Firefighters battle house blaze
Bed and Breakfast gutted by fireBELINDA FEEK
Firefighters tackling a large house fire on the outskirts of Otorohanga have called for back up.
Appliances from Te Kuiti, Te Awamutu and Otorohanga were called to the scene on Kawhia Rd about 1pm.
The fire is in a large three-storey house.
There are currently no reports of people being inside the house or injured.
Waikato fire safety officers also attended the scene.
The three-storey house - which is split over five levels - is also a Bed and Breakfast Accommodation.
Waikato fire safety officer Kevin Holmes said fire has destroyed most of the self-contained, Bed and Breakfast room, while smoke has gone through each level of the house.
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