7 Dec 2008

Second fire at police building

5:57 am on 7 December 2008

Police in Christchurch are looking for an arsonist after a second fire in a week at a new police station which is under construction.

The building near the corner of Colombo Street and Strickland Street was broken into at 4am on Saturday.

The fire was reported by a neighbour who saw smoke at about 5.30am.

The building is due for completion in March 2009.