Saturday, August 29, 2009

Suspicious fire at Whangarei museum

7:35AM Saturday Aug 29, 2009


A suspicious fire has "seriously damaged" a building at the Whangarei Museum.

Eight fire crews fought the blaze last night.

Fire Service northern communications shift manager Jaron Phillips said today the building, used for machinery repairs, was well alight when the firefighters arrived.

He said the fire was being treated as suspicious and the cause was still being investigated.