27 Jan 2017

Fire at Christchurch's Bottle Lake Forest

6:21 am on 27 January 2017

A fire at Bottle Lake Forest, north of Christchurch, is being treated as suspicious.

Close up of a fire truck

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Three water tankers and two fire engines are at the scene.

The fire covers an area of about 400 sq/m. It not threatening any properties and is reported to be under control.

The forest park is owned by Christchurch City Council.