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Three hurt in Whanganui flat fire

NZ Newswire logoNZ Newswire 11/08/2016

Three people have been hurt, one seriously, in a fire at a Whanganui flat.

Three fire trucks were called out to the blaze on Harrison Street at 3.30pm on Thursday.

One person was believed to have suffered burns and smoke inhalation and was taken to Whanganui Hospital.

Two other people were treated for minor injuries, St John's ambulance said.

Firefighters managed to keep the blaze from spreading to connecting flats and the cause was being investigated in the afternoon, a Fire Service spokesman said.

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