Family escapes large New Lynn house fire

10:00 am on 3 November 2016

A family escaped a major fire at house in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn this morning.

A family escaped the house fire in the Auckland suburb of New Lynn.

A family escaped the fire Photo: RNZ / Steen Bech

At the height of the blaze, 13 fire trucks were at the scene and crews had to be called in from other stations.

The Fire Service said a child was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation though everyone got out of the house.

An investigator will be looking at the cause.