Reports Of Large Explosion In South Auckland

Publish Date
Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 2:07PM
Photo- NZ Herald

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There are reports of a large explosion at a factory in South Auckland.

No emergency services could be reached for immediate comment, but the Fire Service send a tweet confirming the event.

"Fire Service is responding to reports of a large explosion involving fuel at a factory in Wiri," the tweet said.

 It is understood police and St John ambulance are also responding to the incident on Bolderwood Place.

On a Manukau community Facebook group people reported hearing a "big bang".

One man said his house shook.

One woman said sirens were "going crazy" in the area and another can see smoke billowing into the sky from her home.

" Massive shake and boom in Hillpark... Heaps of sirens now," said Clare Scott.

Source- NZ Herald