Local playground fire extinguished

Photo: Debra McNeill.

The playground at Faulkner Park has been consumed with fire.

Firefighters were called to the playground at Faulkner Park earlier this evening as the fire ripped through the wooden structure.

A caller to the 0800 SunLive news hotline has said that Faulkner Park was on fire.

Fire and Emergency NZ northern communications centre shift manger says the fire was well-involved when crews arrived at the scene at around 6.30pm tonight.

Crews used one high pressure hose and shovels to extinguish the fire.

The shift manager says the fire is now extinguished.



2 Comments

It is a new one

Posted on 16-10-2017 20:05 | By lpm67

Bloody drop kicks doing this when this area waited so long to get one

Interesting

Posted on 15-10-2017 22:14 | By MISS ADVENTURE

So thats how you get a new one. TCC have shown us all how and now the idea and methid in all its forms is rampaging across the city. God-save-the-Ratepayer,-as-no-one-else-wants-to,-10/4-out!

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