Fires

Fire Service investigating cause of blaze

Fire Service investigating cause of blaze

Firefighters were at the scene of a blaze yesterday which rendered this Mosgiel state house uninhabitable.

Arson suspected after moving truck destroyed

Arson suspected after moving truck destroyed

A furniture removal trailer and its contents were destroyed in a suspected arson attack in North Dunedin early yesterday.

Fire at Dunedin restaurant

Fire at Dunedin restaurant

A Dunedin City Station firefighter leaves the Thai Over Restaurant in George St after a kitchen fire was discovered at 7.30pm yesterday.

Home extensively damaged in suspicious fire

Home extensively damaged in suspicious fire

A taxi driver arrived home last night to find his home engulfed in flames.

Suspicious fire guts Mornington house

Suspicious fire guts Mornington house

Police are investigating what appears to be a suspicious fire in the Dunedin suburb of Mornington after a house was badly damaged early on Saturday.

Fire started by incense destroys Peninsula house

Fire started by incense destroys Peninsula house

A fire which destroyed an Otago Peninsula home has prompted a warning for those who burn incense.

Suspicious fire destroys home

Suspicious fire destroys home

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed this Dunedin house early yesterday.

Hotel guests flee fire

Hotel guests flee fire

A sleeping teenager was rescued by a friend after a fire which forced guests and staff to flee broke out in a major Dunedin hotel last night.

Cause of vegetation fire remains unknown

The cause of Thursday's early morning vegetation fire on Mt Iron is still being investigated, but the Department of Conservation believes it was not deliberately lit.

Wanaka homes escape fire

Wanaka homes escape fire

Wanaka residents described a potentially disastrous vegetation fire early yesterday as "absolutely terrifying" and "frighteningly close" after up to 50 firefighters from the district's combined fire brigades saved several homes from the blaze.

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