15 Jun 2013

Fire breaks out at Hobbit set

8:20 pm on 15 June 2013

A fire broke out on Saturday on a set used for filming The Hobbit movies, near the former Mt Crawford Prison in Wellington.

The fire started at about 5pm and involved a diesel fuel tank and a generator.

The Fire Service says three appliances attended and the fire was out within about 20 minutes.

An investigator will look at the cause.