House damaged by fire

19:26, Nov 20 2012

A Mangakino house has been badly damaged by fire overnight.

Northern fire communications shift manager Megan Ruru said fire fighters were called to the Rotomanu Crescent address just after 1am to find the house well ablaze.

Nobody was injured in the fire which took fire fighters from Mangakino and Tokoroa two hours to extinguish.

Fire safety officers will today investigate the cause of the blaze.