4 Dec 2017

House blaze hits in water-poor central Napier

11:23 pm on 4 December 2017

Firefighters are battling a blaze on Marine Parade in Napier, using water in a town at risk of depleting its reserves.

A fire in Napier.

A fire in Napier. Photo: RNZ / Charlie Dreaver

A spokesman said they recieved the call of a house fire about 10.30 tonight.

Five crews went to fight the fire. There no reports of injuries.

Napier City Council said earlier today reservoirs could run out of water tonight if people did not start turning off their taps.