Arson

Apparent firebug attack ruins two vehicles

Apparent firebug attack ruins two vehicles

A suspicious fire which destroyed two parked vehicles in St Clair, Dunedin, at the weekend was ''ugly and devastating for the owners'', Detective Iain Ferguson said.

Burning couches keep service busy

Burning couches keep service busy

Firefighters were kept busy attending four couch fires in the student quarter on Saturday night and Sunday morning.

Arsonist sets wheelie bins ablaze

Arsonist sets wheelie bins ablaze

A wheelie-bin arsonist left mounds of melted plastic and a Dunedin suburb ''saturated'' with police patrols yesterday morning.

Suspected arsons in city overnight

Suspected arsons in city overnight

Police are investigation two suspected arsons in Dunedin overnight.

String of blazes stretches fire crews

String of blazes stretches fire crews

Fires raged up and down the country yesterday stretching emergency services to "maximum capacity".

Charged with arson after fire

Charged with arson after fire

A 38-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly deliberately setting fire to a Mosgiel house on Christmas night.

Arson charge after luxury home razed

A man has been charged with burning down his multimillion-dollar luxury home in the Bay of Islands.

Arson arrest after forest fire spate

A 71-year-old man has been arrested and charged with arson following a spate of forest fires near Nelson.

Partygoers thought behind scrub fire

Revellers at a party are believed to have set off two flares that started a large scrub fire in Northland today.

Man admits Cuba Mall arson

A man who set fire to his car in a central Wellington pedestrian mall on election day last year has pleaded guilty to arson.

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