A person has been treated for smoke inhalation following a garage fire in Pukekohe this afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to Wesley St just after 4pm after reports of a fire at a property there.

The fire is just behind Pukekohe Intermediate School.

Northern fire communications manager Megan Ruru said one person was being treated by St John medical staff for smoke inhalation.

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Their condition is not yet known.

The garage was well-involved when staff arrived, she said, but had been extinguished just after 5pm.

Ruru said firefighters were still at the scene dampening hotspots, while a fire investigator was on the way to look into the circumstances of the blaze.

People in the area took to social media to warn others.

"All I see is a massive cloud of smoke from my place,'' one woman said.

Emergency crews were called to Wesley St, Pukekohe, just after 4pm after reports of a fire at a property there. Photo / Terry Turner, Facebook
Emergency crews were called to Wesley St, Pukekohe, just after 4pm after reports of a fire at a property there. Photo / Terry Turner, Facebook