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Fire breaks out at Tauranga home

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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