18 Dec 2020

Ship fire at Napier port clears area with toxic fumes

From Checkpoint, 6:10 pm on 18 December 2020

A burning ship at Napier's port sent thick, black clouds of smoke billowing into the sky - while police forced pedestrians to clear the area due to potentially toxic fumes.

About 60 fire fighters battled the blaze which shut roads around the port for hours.

RNZ Hawke's Bay reporter Tom Kitchin has more.