A Dunedin woman escaped injury when fire destroyed her South
Dunedin house last night.
The Cutten Street home caught fire about midnight, southern
fire communications shift manager Lyn Crosson said.
The house was "well involved" by the time four engines
arrived and by the time the blaze was extinguished, it had
sustained extensive damage.
"(The woman) doesn't have a house any more," Ms Crosson said.
Fire safety officers were on the way to the scene this
morning to find out the cause of the fire.
Meanwhile, two people were rescued from an Invercargill house
fire, with one hospitalised, Ms Crosson said.
Fire crews were called to the Tweed Street home about
Both occupants were treated by ambulance officers, with one
taken to hospital for minor injuries.
The cause of that fire was not yet known, Ms Crosson said.