Fire at Frankton construction site

Firefighters respond to a fire at a construction site on Hawthorne Drive, in Frankton, last night. Photo: Josh Walton
Firefighters respond to a fire at a construction site on Hawthorne Drive, in Frankton, last night. Photo: Josh Walton
A fire broke out on a Queenstown construction site last night.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman said firefighters were called to a small blaze in a building on the Hawthorne Dr site, in Frankton, just before 10pm.

Two firefighters used a hose reel to put out the flames.

The fire, which broke out on the middle floor, would not be investigated but would be marked as “suspicious’’.

Police also attended the scene and it was cleared by about 11pm.

No injuries were reported.

Joshua.walton@odt.co.nz

 

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