UPDATE: A grass embankment at Bayfair Shopping Centre caught fire this afternoon.
A Fire and Emergency northern communications spokesperson says firefighters were called to a small grass fire at the shopping centre in Mount Maunganui just before 3.30pm.
"There was one fire applicance that put the fire out."
Earlier: A fire on an embankment near Bayfair is reported to be endangering vehicles in the carpark.
A SunLive reader says the fire is outside the new part of Bayfair.
"Firetrucks are here now and the cause is not known."
It is on a 20m piece of embankment near four cars.
A video sent to SunLive by David Appleton shows people attempting to put the fire out before fire crews arrived at the scene.
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