Fire and Emergency NZ was called out to a property in Okere Falls this afternoon after a car, which was being towed on the flatbed of a truck, caught fire.

A Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokeswoman said the Okere Falls fire station received a call at 4.25pm.

Fire Emergency NZ are still unsure how the car caught on fire this afternoon. Photo / Supplied
Fire Emergency NZ are still unsure how the car caught on fire this afternoon. Photo / Supplied

Two fire engines went to the scene, she said.

It took around 45 minutes to put the fire out, and firefighters left the scene at 5.10pm.

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The cause of the fire was unknown, she said.

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