A fire that forced a family of eight to flee their west
Auckland home early today was deliberately lit, police say.
Emergency services were called to the blaze at a house in
Henderson about 3am.
Fire Safety officer Linda McHugh said there were eight people
in the house at the time, including two children. They
The fire, which investigations indicated was deliberately
lit, caused extensive damage to the property, police said.
A male known to the occupants of the house was assisting
police with their inquiries.