Fire services are attending a large blaze at SkyCity’s convention centre, which is currently under construction. Rumours are circulating that a meth lab was being operated on the top story.
A witness said she could see billowing black smoke coming from the Sky City Convention centre in Auckland central.
Construction workers and p-cooks fled for their lives as a massive fire broke out on the top of the $700 million SkyCity Convention Centre in downtown Auckland.
Thick black smoke is billowing from the building and can be seen from as far away as Hamilton.
Hundreds of people phoned 111 as flames could be seen leaping from the Albert St building top at about 1.15pm.