Otago Daily Times

Car catches fire at fuel sta­tion

- RE­PORT: EMMA PERRY/ PHOTO: PETER MCIN­TOSH Fires · Disasters · Oceania News · Incidents · New Zealand · Dunedin · British Petroleum

A car fire is fully ex­tin­guished by a Fire and Emer­gency New Zealand fire­fighter at the BP ser­vice sta­tion in Cum­ber­land St, Dunedin, about 2.30pm yes­ter­day.

A Fenz spokes­woman said one fire ap­pli­ance from Dunedin Cen­tral at­tended, but on ar­rival found the fire had been quelled.

Fire­fight­ers then took steps to en­sure the fire was com­pletely ex­tin­guished.

The cause was not known, the spokes­woman said.

Po­lice were called to as­sist with traf­fic con­trol at the site.

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