Wellington park scrub fire put out

8:33 pm on 5 March 2021

A scrub fire at a Wellington park that caused smoke to drift across surrounding suburbs this morning has been extinguished.

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(file photo) Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller

Fire and Emergency was alerted to the blaze at the Prince of Wales Park in the suburb of Mount Cook shortly before 3pm.

A spokesperson said two fire crews attended.

It was not yet known what caused the fire, they said.