Firefighters rush to garage blaze
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.
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