Firefighters are at the scene after scaffolding from an unfinished apartment block collapsed in Auckland this afternoon.

Fire and Emergency New Zealand said it were called to the scene on Manukau Rd in Greenlane around 2.15pm.

Due to the incident, Manukau Rd between Greenlane West and Pah Rd was closed.

A detour was in place for buses 30 and 309 via Greenlane West, The Drive and Selwyn Rd, Auckland Transport said.