UPDATED

There has been a shed fire on Spencer Rd in the Lake Tarawera area.

Okareka Fire Brigade chief fire officer Philip Muldoon said it was called in at 2.30pm and there were five fire engines at the scene.

The shed fire was currently under control and they were trying to dampen it down, Mr Muldoon said.

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The shed owner, who did not want to be named, said he had just finished mowing the lawns, looked over, and saw all the black smoke coming out.

He then called 111.

"We are very lucky there are no houses around the shed and that no one was hurt."

EARLIER

There has been a shed fire on Spencer Rd in the Lake Tarawera area.

More information to come.