Firefighters battle large blaze in Auckland

Firefighters are battling a large blaze at a three-storey building in central Auckland.

Emergency services were called to the scene in Kingsland shortly before 4pm on Tuesday.

The building ablaze is believed to be near the corner of New North Rd and Western Springs Rd.

Seven fire trucks are at the scene and a St John says it has also sent an ambulance.

More to come.