Three people rescued from burning house in Nelson

6:29 am on 9 July 2020

Firefighters and neighbours helped three people escape a burning house in Nelson early this morning.

A fire truck at the scene on Waimarama Rd.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Fire and emergency said the Tipahi Street property, in the city's south, was well alight when the alarm was raised shortly before 3.30am.

Four fire crews brought the flames under control and one remains at the scene.

A fire investigator will visit later this morning.