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Thirteen fire appliances tackling large blaze at refuse station on Auckland’s North Shore

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Thirteen fire appliances are battling a blaze at the North Shore Refuse Transfer Station in Auckland’s Pinehill. Photo / Hayden Woodward

Firefighters are tonight fighting a blaze on Auckland’s North Shore, believed to be the location of a refuse station.

The Herald understands Fenz received multiple calls about 8.30pm to the North Shore Refuse Transfer Station.

A Fire and Emergency spokesperson said upon arrival the fire was well-involved and has since been upgraded to a third alarm.

Thirteen fire appliances are in attendance, including one ladder truck and three specialist appliances.

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“Work to contain the fire is still ongoing,” they said.

Eight stations across Auckland are responding to the blaze: Albany, Takapuna, East Coast Bays, Auckland City, West Harbour, Birkenhead, Avondale and Otahuhu.

The fire has been upgraded to a third alarm. Photo / Hayden Woodward
The fire has been upgraded to a third alarm. Photo / Hayden Woodward

A police spokesperson confirmed they were called to the premises on Rosedale Rd, Albany, after receiving a request for assistance from Fenz at 8.30pm.

“At this time Fenz are the lead agency and should be approached for any further comment,” they said.

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The Herald understands a police roadblock is in place.



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