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Video: Fire at South Auckland chemical factory suppressed

The fire service has suppressed a large blaze at a chemical factory fire in South Auckland this morning.

The fire is located at Koppers Performance Chemicals on Mayo Rd in Wiri, a chemical storage facility. 

Fire communications spokesperson Jaron Phillips told 1 NEWS that hot sports continue to be monitored.

At its peak, 19 trucks attended the blaze.

Crews waited for daylight before ventilating the building.

The fire was in the north-east corner of a three-storey building. 

Roads have been closed off in the area.


A hazardous materials team has been called to the scene in Wiri after the blaze started at Koppers Performance Chemicals. Source: 1 NEWS

Firefighters still at the scene of South Auckland chemical factory. Source: 1 NEWS


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