Crews battle Waikato house fire - Radio New Zealand

Fire crews have battled to contain a house fire near Tirau in Waikato this evening. Crews were called to the house in Pakaraka Road shortly before 6.30pm. Fire service shift manager Colin Underdown said the fire started in a garage and spread to the house.

Firefighters put out fire in toilet-paper aisle at Chartwell Countdown in Hamilton - New Zealand Herald

A fire in the toilet paper aisle at a Hamilton supermarket got firefighters running to put it out. Fire service northern communication shift manager Colin Underdown said they were called to a alarm activation at 5.48pm at a Countdown in Chartwell. "On ...