A dozen fire crews are responding to a large factory blaze in West Auckland early this morning.
Fire crews from around the city are heading to the fire on Hepburn Rd, in Glendene, after reports of a blaze were made just after 6am.
Northern fire communications said the building was well alight when firefighters arrived and that six crews had been sent out immediately.
By 6.30am it was regarded as a third alarm blaze and another six fire trucks were due to arrive at the scene shortly.
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A resident, who only wanted to be known as Sunny, said the fire was “massive.”
“There’s about 10 fire trucks here now and it’s massive. It’s a factory on fire,” he said.
“I was just on my morning walk and saw fire trucks rushing down the road.”
The road has a number of businesses and factories, but also has residential properties.
Authorities said there was no immediate danger to neighbouring properties and that no one had been inside the building at the time of the fire.