14 Feb 2015

Two house fires in South Island overnight

7:25 am on 14 February 2015

The Fire Service in the South Island dealt with two house fires overnight.

The occupants of a house in Hamilton Road in Queenstown had to evacuate when fire broke out in one room.

Firefighters were able to contain the blaze.

And an unoccupied house at Tuatapere, west of Invercargill, was badly damaged in a fire about 3am.