3 Nov 2012

Fire threatened homes north of Auckland

12:38 pm on 3 November 2012

One home was evacuated and two others threatened by a scrub fire at Whangaparoa, north of Auckland.

The fire in the suburb of Manley broke out about 3am on Saturday and spread along a cliff face, covering some 800 square metres.

The Fire Service said it was quickly brought under control.