Fire­fight­ers rush to garage blaze

Central Leader - - NEWS -

A fire badly dam­aged a garage be­hind a house in the Auck­land sub­urb of Avon­dale on Mon­day.

Six­teen fire­fight­ers rushed to the blaze on Rivers­dale Rd at 5.15pm.

Se­nior of­fi­cer in charge Gary Lane says they could see the smoke from the fire sta­tion on Block­house Bay Rd.

"The smoke was white when we saw it. On ar­rival it was black.’’

Three fire trucks and a fire res­cue van were called to the scene. All of the peo­ple on the prop­erty were ac­counted for and the cause of the fire is be­ing in­ves­ti­gated.

Fire dam­age: The garage at an Avon­dale prop­erty was badly dam­aged by fire on Mon­day evening.

Con­fronting opera: The char­ac­ters Ja­son, Peter and Ivy from the show Bare.

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