Two people were taken to hospital this morning after an early
morning house fire in Auckland.
Four fire crews were called to the blaze at a house on Miller
St, Point Chevalier, about 4.45am.
Fire spokesman Paul Radden said one level of the multi-storey
house was well ablaze but had been brought under control by
Fire crews treated two occupants for smoke inhalation before
ambulance crews arrived and took them to hospital.
One fire crew remains at the house to monitor the scene and
dampen down hot spots, while a fire investigator was there to
look at what caused the blaze.
3News reported it might have started when an electric blanket
was left on in a spare room.