House fire reported in Te Puke

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UPDATE 3.05pm: Fire and Emergency New Zealand are battling a house fire in Te Puke.

They were alerted to the incident at about 2.45pm.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand northern fire communications shift manager Dallas Ramsay says three appliances are currently at the scene.

“We are in attendance at a single story house fire in Te Puke,” she says.

“The fire is well involved.”

EARLIER 2.54pm: A house fire is being reported in Te Puke this afternoon.

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says a house on Harris Street is completely "engulfed in a flames".

"Firefighters are at the scene."

SunLive is working on getting more information and will provide an update when we can.

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