Two taken to hospital after Maryhill fire

Firefighters are battling a large blaze at a Dunedin house this afternoon.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said four fire crews were fighting a fire in the roof of an Oakwood Ave, Maryhill house.

A St John spokesman said two people with smoke inhalation were being taken to Dunedin Hospital in a serious condition. 

Fire crews were notified at 3.25pm, he said. 

A photographer at the scene said the fire appeared to be out by 5pm.

A Fenz spokesman said four crews had attended the fire, and one remained at the scene shortly before 6pm.

 

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