Fire at historic central city mansion site
Fire crews at the McLean's Mansion site. Fire crews are battling a blaze at the historic McLean's Mansion site between Manchester and Colombo Sts. Employee Jacinta Walker said she could see a lot of smoke coming from the back of the building. A staff member at Southern Hospitality Ltd on Manchester St said they can see smoke coming from the mansion. The 118-year-old, 53-room mansion, in the central city, is undergoing a $9.1 million restoration in order to transform the building into a major tourist attraction.