A 21-year-old woman was taken to hospital this evening following an incident with a stove in Mt Wellington.

The woman has moderate injuries, St John spokesman for the northern region, Robbie Walker, said.

A fire service spokesperson said emergency services were on the scene in Mt Wellington, Auckland, about 6pm.

She would not say what happened, but said "something has happened with a stove".

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She said the crew were not fighting a fire.

Walker said the patient was taken to Auckland Hospital.