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Major fire in Auckland

Saturday 2 March 2013, 10:02PM

By News Man

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Auckland firefighters are battling a large fire in the suburb of Westmere and three people are unnaccounted for. 

15 fire trucks, including ariel and ladder units and up to 60 firefighters were called the the scene shortly before 8:30 this evening where 3 houses are alight.

Ambulances are in attendance to treat the missing, but that hasn't been confirmed yet.  

It's understood that neighbouring houses have been evacuated. 

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