Turners Coolstore Fire In Hastings

By tonyhughes Hughes, in , posted: 17-Jul-2008 09:31

Comment by chiefie, on 17-Jul-2008 10:05

Bunch of coldstore fires happening! We had one 2 nights ago and it was at the former Tip Top ice cream factory which was abandon and ready to be torn down. It happened at 11:45pm on Tuesday and we live not far from the corner... WE didn't hear or notice any thing.

Author's note by tonyhughes, on 17-Jul-2008 10:08

The smoke plume is largely dimished now. They must be doing a good job down there!

Comment by kinsten, on 17-Jul-2008 10:40

Yea I saw the fire engines and police officers hanging about the Tip Top factory the following morning on my way to work.

ANd yea Tony, that DOES look like a tornado!  Is that from the back of your own place?  Pretty close for comfort.

Comment by chiefie, on 17-Jul-2008 12:54

Kinsten. Forgive me if I haven't click... I didn't know you're in Christchurch too?

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