Crews tackle blaze in university building

Firefighters battled a blaze in the roof of a University of Otago building this morning.

Four crews from Dunedin Central, Willowbank, and Roslyn were called to the College of Education auditorium in Union St at 8.25am.

Upon arriving and seeing smoke, they called for additional resources from Dunedin Central, including the command unit.

A fire in the roof was located and had been extinguished, a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said.

Crews from Dunedin Central, Willowbank, and Roslyn were called to deal with the fire at the...
Crews from Dunedin Central, Willowbank, and Roslyn were called to deal with the fire at the College of Education. Photo: Linda Robertson

Firefighters required an aerial appliance to access the roof.

It was unclear at this stage what caused the fire. 

Firefighters at the scene this morning. Photo: Craig Baxter
Firefighters at the scene this morning. Photo: Craig Baxter

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