Smoke billows from Papamoa fire

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Plumes of black smoke and flames can be seen coming from Papamoa this afternoon.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand started receiving calls to a "well-involved" house fire in Papamoa at 1.15pm. 

Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern fire communications shift manager Kaisey Cook says they have notified police and ambulance. 

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says there is a house fire on Lyn Grove.

Another person on The Strand says they can see large clouds of smoke.

A reader messaged the SunLive Facebook page saying that the fire is getting bigger. 

SunLive are working to get more information. 

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Lyn Grove

Posted on 15-02-2020 17:01 | By

Was that you eli?

hang on a minute

Posted on 14-02-2020 16:11 | By old trucker

I thought we were on water resrictions my gosh and we cannot spray our lawns,also big water carts getting water from water mains what is with this,2bobs worth sunlive thankyou.10-4 out.phew.