A 80m ship on fire that is "well involved" at Timaru's port has prompted a large Fire and Emergency response.
10 fire trucks are attending the fire in the South Canterbury town's port.
Three crew members of the ship have been treated for smoke inhalation.
A Timaru District Council webcam shows a large amount of smoke coming from the port.
Fire crews were first alerted to the fire at 9.30pm.
The ship is understood to be a fishing vessel.
Police are also at the blaze.
Three ambulances are also at the scene and dozens of onlookers are watching the scene unfold.
More to come