Ar­son ar­rest made

Central Leader - - NEWS -

An 18-year-old is fac­ing charges of bur­glary and ar­son fol­low­ing a fire in One­hunga. Neigh­bours called 111 around 1.30am on Tues­day af­ter see­ing three men at a va­cant house on Cather­ine St and smelling smoke. Three fire crews re­sponded. The fire in the lounge ap­pears to have been de­lib­er­ately lit and caused a rea­son­able amount of dam­age, fire in­ves­ti­ga­tor Lynda McHugh says. Po­lice are con­tin­u­ing in­quiries about two other men seen in the vicin­ity at the time of the fire, Auck­land Po­lice De­tec­tive Se­nior Sergeant John Sut­ton says.

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