A fire next to Wellington's tallest building has been put out by firefighters.
The blaze in the wall of a bar next to the Majestic Centre on Willis Street started at 6pm and took about two hours to extinguish.
The POP restaurant and bar was evacuated. No one was injured.
A Fire and emergency spokesperson said the fire was in a difficult location and crews had trouble accessing it.
The spokesperson said there were 10 vehicles were in attendance to battle the blaze.
"Crews located a fire on arrival on a wall adjacent the majestic centre," he said.
Willis Street was blocked off and Metlink said the fire was affecting bus services, which were being diverted.
Fire in Willis Street- Services diverted. https://t.co/5fVWHcMs85— Metlink Wellington (@metlinkwgtn) March 1, 2019