7 Nov 2018

Teen appears in court after pinata fire at Kmart

7:17 pm on 7 November 2018

A teenager has appeared in the Porirua Youth Court charged with arson following a fire at Kmart last Friday afternoon.

The fire was located in the party supplies area, where a rack containing pinatas had been set alight.

A sprinkler contained the fire to a small area.

Shoppers in North City Shopping Centre were evacuated for a short time and no one was injured.

The 15-year-old was arrested last night and appeared in court today.