3:08pm: Fire fighters are using foam to put out a fire which engulfed the back of a car which was parked right beside a house.
A reporter at the scene said the fire had destroyed the back half of the car.
Two fire trucks and a police unit were at the scene.
A neighbour said the owner raced out of his house to find his car up in flames
EARLIER: Reports are coming in of a car on fire in Otumoetai.
Firefighters have been called to Grange Rd following reports of at least three cars on fire but it is understood there is just one.