South Auckland automotive yard fireplace: Investigators look into trigger

Fire at Papakura car yard in south Auckland, as seen from State Highway 1, south bound

2021-06-07 00:29:42

A fireplace investigator will this morning be wanting into the causes of the huge blaze at a automotive yard in South Auckland yesterday.

Fire at Papakura car yard in south Auckland, as seen from State Highway 1, south bound

Picture: RNZ

The fireplace began after 3pm, and at its peak, about 24 fireplace vehicles have been working to deliver it beneath management.

On the time, an emergency cell alert advised close by residents to remain inside and shut their home windows to forestall smoke from coming indoors.

The fireplace was introduced beneath management simply earlier than 9pm.

Nevertheless, crews remained on the scene in a single day, checking for hotspots and extinguishing any additional spot fires as they come up.

The clean-up and investigation into the hearth’s trigger will start this morning.

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