The Fire Service is treating a fire in a building on Kilmore
Street, Christchurch as suspicious.
Firefighters were called to the scene about 5.30am and the
small fire on the first floor of the building was quickly
extinguished, southern fire communications shift manager
Brent Dunn said.
A fire investigator remained at the scene to investigate a
possible cause of the fire, but it was being treated as
The fire in the commercial building at 55 Kilmore Street
comes after two suspected arsons at red-zoned properties in
Christchurch yesterday morning.