Two large fires ravaged properties in Taupō overnight.
Crews battled a large house fire on Lake Terrace for close to five hours this morning, a Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said.
Firefighters got the call-out to the blaze about 3.45am, with seven appliances from Taupō, Kinloch and Rotorua at the scene, he said.
No people or surrounding properties were at any risk with speculation that the property was a holiday home, he said.
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He said a fire investigator was at the scene trying to work out the cause of the fire and track down the owner.
The fire was extinguished by about 8am, but some crews remained at the scene dampening hot spots.
Earlier in the night the same crews were called to a well-involved caravan fire on Whangamata Rd, Marotiri near Taupō.
He said crews got the call-out about 9.30pm with four fire appliances attending.
Initially, one person was unaccounted for, but they were quickly found, he said.
It was not clear whether either of the fires were suspicious at this stage, he said. Thorough investigations would take place for both.
Police also went to the scene of both fires, a police spokeswoman said.