Firefighters are dampening down hot spots at a rural location
near Cambridge following a massive shed fire in the early
hours of this morning.
The fire occurred at a property on Kaipaki Rd in Ohaupo and
was brought to the attention of emergency services around
3.40am, northern fire communications shift manager Steven
The fire went to "second alarm" and four tankers and four
fire trucks attended at the height of the blaze, Mr Smith
The fire took hold in two large corrugated iron buildings, 30
metres by 10m, one of which had gas bottles inside.
The fire was "well involved" when the fire service arrived,
Mr Smith said.
"It's now dampening down, they've got it all under control.
They're just hanging around to make sure that nothing flares
No one was injured the blaze.
- Brendan Manning of APNZ