A blaze in a Fordlands garage yesterday is not being considered suspicous, emegency services have confirmed.

A fire communications spokesman told the Rotorua Daily Post yesterday a 3m by 6m garage was of fire and crews were working to extinguish it.

He said they were alerted at 10.58am.

A fire in a garage on a property in Ewert St in Fordlands has been put out by the fire service. Photo / Cira Olivier
A fire in a garage on a property in Ewert St in Fordlands has been put out by the fire service. Photo / Cira Olivier

Two fire trucks from Rotorua attended the blaze.

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Black smoke could be seen from the western suburbs of Rotorua, including Westbrook Reserve.

Today, fire safety investigator Stu Craddock said it was an accidental fire and not suspicious.

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