A furniture factory in Christchurch was destroyed by fire
Southern Fire Communications shift manager Rachel Butler said
many 111 calls came in around 11:30pm last night about the
The furniture factory on Masons Rd, Bromley was well alight
when the fire crews arrived at the scene.
"The building collapsed so fire fighters were not able to
make entry," she said.
Eight crews battled the blaze from outside the building and
from above with a helicopter.
Ms Butler said the fire was monitored overnight and a fire
crew were at the scene this morning to make sure it does not
catch fire again.
She said the fire was not suspicious, however a fire
investigator would be at the scene today to examine it.