Firefighters battle blaze in Christchurch seaside suburb

Firefighters battled a blaze in the Christchurch seaside suburb of New Brighton on Wednesday afternoon. (File photo)

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Firefighters battled a blaze in the Christchurch seaside suburb of New Brighton on Wednesday afternoon. (File photo)

Four fire crews battled a house fire in a Christchurch seaside suburb.

Firefighters were called to Mountbatten St in New Brighton at 2.15pm on Wednesday.

“The fire was well-involved when crews arrived,” a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesperson said.

Paramedics treated two people with minor injuries at the scene and police helped evacuate neighbouring properties as a precaution.

The fire was extinguished by 3.10pm.

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