Small smouldering electrical fire extinguished

Greerton Fire Brigade at Countdown Greerton attend to a small switchboard fire. Photos/Video: Supplied

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Three fire trucks attended a small electrical fire at Countdown Greerton late this afternoon.

The Greerton Fire Brigade confirmed that two of their fire trucks as well as a fire truck from Tauranga went to the supermarket in Cameron Rd in Greerton following a call around 4.30pm.

“There was a smouldering electrical switchboard fire which was extinguished,” says a spokesperson from the Greerton Fire Brigade.

The fire brigade reports that the supermarket carried out a full evacuation.

“They did the right thing,” says the Greerton Fire Brigade spokersperson.

SunLive phoned Countdown Greerton to enquire about the fire.

“It’s all under control, thanks,” says a Greerton Countdown spokersperson, who declined to comment further.

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