Shed fire suspicious
A storage shed was extensively damaged in a suspicious fire on the outskirts of Palmerston North's Awapuni suburb last night.
Two fire engines were sent to a rental property on Maxwells Line about 7.40pm to quell a fire in a small shed.
Palmerston North fire station officer Bevan Clark said the fire appeared to have been started in a small pile of rubbish near the shed.
It burnt through walls and damaged furniture that was stored inside, he said.The fire has been referred onto police for investigation.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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