10 Aug 2012

Bar to open again after fire

6:03 am on 10 August 2012

Kiwi House in London is to reopen on Thursday after a gas bottle exploded in an outdoor oven, forcing the bar to evacuate 300 people.

The New Zealand Olympic Committee says authorities the venue has been checked and given approval has been given for the popular bar to open again.

However, a BBQ area where the explosion occured on Wednesday will stay closed.