Crew called to own station: Response time 'exceptional'

Lookout Point Fire Station. Photo: Gregor Richardson
Lookout Point Fire Station. Photo: Gregor Richardson

A Dunedin fire crew responded to a smoke alarm sounding at their own fire station this morning.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokeswoman Lyn Crosson said a Lookout Point crew was called to Lookout Point station just before 9.30am but stood down ''very quickly'' after they discovered the alarm was due to smoke coming from an oven.

''Something overcooked maybe.''

Crews were on scene within moments, she said.

''Our response time was exceptional''.





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