15 Mar 2016

Fire Service investigates Rotorua church blaze

7:36 am on 15 March 2016

A person has been treated for smoke inhalation after a fire in a church near Rotorua early this morning.

The fire, which began at 1.15am, is being treated as suspicious.

Up to 30 firefighters were called to the church in Mamaku.

A fire investigator will be looking into how the fire began later this morning.