Tuakau, Waikato fire contained

Three fire crews are dampening down hotspots at a Waikato building fire.

Flames could be seen billowing meters into the sky on Tuesday night as firefighters worked to contain the blaze on Lapwood Rd in Tuakau. 

Emergency services were called to the site just before 8:30pm and there were 19 fire appliances in attendance at the height of the blaze.

A Fire and Emergency spokesperson told Newshub it has been contained and crews are monitoring the scene.