Vegetation fire in Te Puna

Firefighters were called fire just after 1pm. File photo.

Firefighters are dealing with a vegetation fire in the Western Bay of Plenty.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern fire communications shift manager Dallas Ramsay says the fire is about 50sqm and is in Te Puna.

“When we first received calls, it was initially reported to be endangering dwellings, but we have had no reports that is the case from the crew on the scene.

“It’s reported to be a pile of vegetation.

Dallas says they were called to the fire just after 1pm.

Two fire crews remain at the scene.

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