Scrub fire breaks out at popular holiday spot near Whangārei

A large scrub fire has broken out at Tutukaka - a popular holiday spot near Whangārei.

Tutukaka, Northland (file picture). Source:

Fire and Emergency New Zealand said they were called to a fire on Landowners Lane about 7.24pm.

Eight fire engines are currently fighting the blaze, which is estimated to be about size, and growing.

No helicopters have been sent and no one has been reported missing or injured.