Cabbage tree fire 'deliberate'

08:19, Dec 10 2013

A cabbage tree fire in Watlington today is believed to have been deliberately lit.

The Timaru Fire Brigade attended the fire on Coonoor Rd at 8.15am, which was close to the neighbouring early childhood centre Kowhai Free Kindergarten.

Senior station officer Kevin Donaldson said the incident was likely to have been arson.

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The Timaru Herald