A house fire near Whakatane is being investigated by police
after it burnt to the ground.
The Taneatua Fire Service were called to the fire on Nuku Rd
about midnight yesterday, assisted by the Whakatane and
Edgecumbe fire services.
Whakatane Fire Service fire risk management officer Jon Rewi
said the house was well emblazed by the time firefighters
arrived and no one was in the small house at the time of the
Whakatane police are treating the fire as suspicious.
- The Daily Post