17 Apr 2023

Te Awamutu building fire being treated as suspicious

6:02 am on 17 April 2023
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Photo: RNZ / Nate McKinnon

A fire that destroyed nearly a third of a commercial building in Te Awamutu last night is being treated as suspicious.

Fire crews were were called to the multi-tenanted building in Rickit Road just before 9pm on Sunday.

There were no reports of injuries, a Fire and Emergency spokesperson said.

The blaze was brought under control before midnight.

Investigators will be at the scene today to determine the cause.