Pool motor sparks firefighter call out

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UPDATED 8.43: A swimming pool motor which ignited into a small fire was the subject of a call out of Tauranga firefighters this morning.

The fire reported about 8.25am at an Otumoetai property.

A fire service northern communications spokesman said firefighters were dealing with the Milton Rd fire now and it was under control.

EARLIER: Tauranga firefighters are responding to reports of a house fire in Otumoetai this morning.

The fire is believed to have started in a house on Milton Rd.

More soon.

- Bay of Plenty Times

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