A fire has broken out in the in a home in Gate Pa.
Firefighters were called just after 4.30am to a house fire in Laurence Street.
A spokesperson says four crews were helping fight the fire.
A fire investigator is also en route to look into the cause of the blaze.
Earlier in the morning, firefighters were also called to a fire in Mount Maunganui shortly after midnight.
The fire was in the kitchen of a Ranch Road property.
Firefighters ventilated the house and spoke to the home’s occupants about fire safety.
We will update this story as soon as we have more information.
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