Mobile crane catches fire in Mt Eden

The blaze was contained to the battery housing area in the mobile crane. PHOTO/Nick Reed
The blaze was contained to the battery housing area in the mobile crane. PHOTO/Nick Reed

A mobile crane has caught fire this evening in central Auckland.

The Fire Service was called out at 5.53pm to the incident on the intersection of Mt Eden and Balmoral Rds. They contained the blaze to the battery housing area.

"We got a number of calls because it was quite visible", a spokesman said.

One crew and a mechanic are in attendance.

- NZ Herald

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