Motorists urged to take care near Hewlett’s Road, Mount Maunganui

Police are asking the public to take care on the roads following a large fire on Waimarie Street in Mount Maunganui.

Police were notified of the fire just after 9am.

There is a significant amount of smoke in the area, especially near Hewlett’s Road.

Motorists are urged to exercise caution and be aware of potential delays.

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