6 Apr 2016

Three in hospital after pool chemical explosion

7:32 pm on 6 April 2016

Three people have been taken to hospital after an explosion at a house north of Auckland.

Emergency services were called about 6.20pm when there was a blast at a property on Royalty Rise in Red Beach.

The Fire Service said a person was mixing pool chemicals, which caused the explosion.

It said four fire engines and a hazardous materials unit were sent to the house.

The service said all the injuries were minor to moderate.