Two 14-year-old girls are being spoken to by police after a scrub fire which forced the evacuation of a shopping mall on Auckland's North Shore.
A Fire Service spokesman said half a hectare of scrub was on fire when firefighters arrived about 1.30pm.
Acting Sergeant Kelly Corby said the neighbouring Westfield Albany mall was evacuated as a result.
Two 14-year-old girls were seen leaving the area who had been picked up by police.
They were being spoken to at the North Shore Policing Centre.
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