A spate of suspicious bin fires across Dunedin continues,
with a further three over the weekend.
A Fire Communications spokesman said the first suspected
arson was a skip fire on Portobello Rd about 11.40pm on
The next callout was to a suspicious wheelie-bin fire at
12.45am on Saturday.
The appliance called to the fire came across another
wheelie-bin fire on George St while on the way to the scene,
All three fires were put out quickly.
The latest suspicious fires come after three arsons the
previous weekend, which included commercial wheelie-bin being
In late July, an arsonist melted eight wheelie bins in the
Mornington and City Rise areas and evaded an extensive police