Posts Tagged ‘Suspicious Fire’

Two church fires in Christchurch suspicious

Monday, September 7th, 2020
church fires

Two church fires broke out in Christchurch early Monday morning and authorities are treating the circumstances behind the blazes as suspicious. A cafe in New Brighton also caught fire at about 5.30am. Fire crews were first called to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Burwood just after 3 am. Less than half an hour Read more

Fourth fire in five years damages school in New Caledonia

Monday, March 5th, 2018

A fire has destroyed two buildings at Père Guéneau Vocational High School at Bourail in New Caledonia just one week after the beginning of the school year. It is the fourth fire at the Catholic school in the past five years. The police are investigating the cause of the fire – arson is suspected. One Read more

Arrests made after Sacred Heart Girls’ College fire

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Two 19-year-old women have been arrested following the fire that tore through Sacred Heart Girls’ College in Hamilton on Friday night. The pair will appear in Hamilton District Court on Wednesday charged with arson. Fireworks were found at the scene of the fire on Saturday. Continue reading Read about the fire

Bay of Plenty Church destroyed by fire

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Members of St Therese’s Catholic church in Bethlehem, in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand,  are grieving the loss of the church, which burnt down in suspicious circumstances. The blaze tore through the building late last Thursday night and police and the fire service are investigating its cause. Erana and Peter Bidois were watching a Read more