21 Feb 2011

Inquiry begins into fire at Auckland restaurant

10:20 am on 21 February 2011

A specialist investigator is examining the scene of a fire at a seaside restaurant near central Auckland.

The Fire Service says it was alerted to the blaze at Hammerheads Restaurant in Okahu Bay at 4.10am on Sunday.

No one was injured in the fire, which appears to have started in the kitchen.

Fire officers remain at the scene dampening down hotspots.