Spate of car fires in Christchurch overnight

This car was set alight on Thackeray St (Emma Cropper/Newshub)
This car was set alight on Thackeray St (Emma Cropper/Newshub)

Emergency services are investigating a number of car fires throughout Christchurch on Tuesday night.

A Fire Service spokesperson says they received reports of three cars set alight at 10pm, and then a garage and car fire at 1am on Wednesday morning.

Spate of car fires in Christchurch overnight

A fire was started inside a garage (Emma Cropper/Newshub)

They also received call outs to other incidents and believe at least six cars were involved.

Police believe the fires are linked.

Spate of car fires in Christchurch overnight

One of the six cars set on fire over night. This one is on Palatine Street (Emma Cropper/Newshub)

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