Wellington workers tackle truck fire

Workers helped to put out a fire that engulfed the back of a contractor's truck in Wellington today.

Fire Services attended a scene in downtown Wellington this afternoon after flames and smoke were seen billowing from a parked vehicle.

Some people in nearby buildings on Featherston Street were evacuated and workmen were seen using a fire extinguisher and two hoses to douse the flames.

One fire truck arrived at the scene shortly afterward and extinguished the fire.

People were evacuated after a truck went up in flames in downtown Wellington this afternoon Source: 1 NEWS

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