14 Jun 2017

One in hospital after Christchurch motel fire

9:15 am on 14 June 2017

One person has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after a fire broke out at a motel on Barbadoes Street in Christchurch this morning, the Fire Service says.

One person has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after a fire broke out at a motel on Barbadoes Street in Christchurch this morning, the Fire Service says.

The Fire Service said they were alerted to the fire at the Central City Motel Apartments just before 7am. Photo: RNZ / Logan Church

Emergency services were alerted to the fire at the Central City Motel Apartments just before 7am.

Fire Service spokesperson Laura Prior said the blaze had been extinguished and a fire investigator was at the scene.

Ms Prior said it was not yet clear what caused the fire.

One person has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after a fire broke out at a motel on Barbadoes Street in Christchurch this morning, the Fire Service says.

Emergency services and investigators at the scene this morning. Photo: RNZ / Logan Church

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