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Man dies after fire at Pukekohe business

A man has died after suffering burns in a fire at a business in Pukekohe, South Auckland, today.

The fire was at Fire Car and Truck Rentals on Crosbie Rd.

Eight fire engines were called to the blaze just before 7am, a Fire and Emergency spokesperson told 1 NEWS.

St John says a person was taken to Middlemore Hospital in a critical condition via helicopter.

Police have confirmed the person has since died.

Emergency services were called to a fire at Fire Car and Truck Rentals on Crosbie Road, Pukekohe this morning. Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

Fire and police investigators are investigating the cause of the blaze.

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    One person was critically injured in the blaze and has been taken to Middlemore Hospital Source: Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust