20 Jan 2018

Dunedin resthome evacuated after fire

4:07 pm on 20 January 2018

Residents were briefly evacuated from a Dunedin rest home after a fire broke out in a bedroom.

Emergency services were called to the Woodhaugh Rest Home at 2.20pm.

The rest home's manager said all residents had now been allowed back in.

It's unclear what started the fire.

A fire investigator has been notified.