There has been a large-scale fire today in South Auckland. If you live in Manurewa or surrounding areas, take precautionary measures to prevent breathing in smoke.

Households in the affected area, down-wind of the fire, should close windows, doors and ventilation systems. If your house is affected by the smoke, wipe down surfaces – especially cooking surfaces. Anyone who remains in the vicinity is advised to keep out of the smoke.

If you have health concerns, call Healthline on 0800 611 116 or see your GP.

For health advice call Healthline for free anytime on 0800 611 116
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