17 Nov 2019

Two injured in rural Canterbury shed fire

10:26 am on 17 November 2019

Two people were injured fighting a fire in a shed in a rural Canterbury property early this morning.

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Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Fire and Emergency said two fire engines and a tanker were called to the blaze just before 6am at the tool shed on Woodside Road, just out of Oxford.

It said the 5-metre by 15-metre shed was extensively damaged in the blaze and fire investigators are on their way to the property.

St John Ambulance said one person suffered moderate injuries and one suffered minor injuries.