13 Dec 2015

Houses destroyed by fire in Christchurch

6:09 am on 13 December 2015

Three townhouses and a digger were destroyed in a suspicious fire in Christchurch early this morning.

Crews managed to protect a fourth townhouse from catching alight on a building site in Ben Rarere Avenue, Aranui.

The Fire Service said the fire was being treated as suspicious and investigators would return to the scene later this morning.