19 Sep 2016

One person in critical condition after Hastings fire

7:00 am on 19 September 2016

One person is in hospital in a critical condition following a fire in Hastings last night.

A central ambulance spokesman said emergency services were called to the suburb of Frimley shortly before 11pm.

The injured person was taken to Hawke's Bay Hospital.

The patient remained in a critical condition in the Intensive Care Unit.

The fire was at the rear of a house on Lardon Place and the cause will be investigated today.