Five fire appliances are battling a large blaze at an animal
feed store in an industrial park in west Ashburton this
The fire service received multiple calls from members of the
public at 12.05pm. The building is 1250sq m in size, Southern
Fire Communications shift manager Brent Dunn said.
Appliances have come from as far as Methven to battle the
blaze, which was seen venting through the building's roof.
The cause has not yet been established.