Red, white and blue cars were set alight on different streets
over a four-hour period in Upper Hutt last night.
Police detectives are investigating the suspected arsons this
morning with the assistance of fire safety officers.
The first fire was a red Honda Civic, which was set alight on
McLeod St, Elderslea about 1.45am.
The second was in Gillespies Rd, Birchville where a blue
Nissan Sentra was lit about 4.40am.
The final fire was at 6.10am where a white Mazda Demio was
set alight in Alleyne Ct, Brown Owl.
Senior Sergeant Marc Clausen said all the cars were
Anyone who saw people acting suspiciously in any of those
areas overnight should call Hutt Valley CIB on 04 560 2600 or
Crime Stoppers on 0800 555 111.