21 Jan 2011

House ablaze in Avonside

6:23 am on 21 January 2011

A large house is ablaze in the Christchurch suburb of Avonside.

The Fire Service says the alarm was sounded just before 4am on Friday and six fire engines were sent.

The first and second floors were well alight. The Fire Service says it appears there was no one in the house when the fire started.