13 Nov 2016

Blaze leaves Westport house gutted

12:37 pm on 13 November 2016

A fire has extensively damaged a house in Westport, on the West Coast.

Front of a fire service truck

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

The Fire Service was alerted to the blaze at the Brougham Street rental property about 5am.

A neighbour raised the alarm. Nobody was thought to be inside at the time.

A fire investigator will examine the scene today.