Firefighters were called to a factory fire near Tauranga Airport overnight.
Carren Larking, of Fire and Emergency, said it appeared a car was on fire inside a building.
She said the Mount Maunganui crew was called to Aerodrome Rd at 9.40pm.
On arrival, they activated a second alarm to call in more manpower to help prevent the fire from spreading through the building.
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Crews from Pāpāmoa and Tauranga also attended.
Firefighters were at the scene until just after midnight.
Police were also called as is the procedure in second-alarm activations.
A police spokeswoman said officers checked with Fire and Emergency that there was no risk of toxic smoke that would require an evacuation.
Aerodrome Rd is a loop road off State Highway 2/Hewletts Rd in the Mount Maunganui industrial area.