13 May 2013

Fire at Auckland University campus

2:04 pm on 13 May 2013

Students were evacuated from parts of the University of Auckland's Epsom campus on Monday after fire broke out in a cafeteria.

The Fire Service says about 80 firefighters worked to contain the fire that started in a vat in the cafeteria.

A spokesman said the Fire Service was called about 10.20am on Monday.

A student who was evacuated said there was a lot of black smoke.