Blaze guts house near Gisborne

  • 06/05/2017
A fire service spokeswoman said the building was nearly collapsing by the time fire crews arrived (Getty)
A fire service spokeswoman said the building was nearly collapsing by the time fire crews arrived (Getty)

Investigators are headed to the scene of a fire that gutted a home in the Gisborne district.

Multiple fire crews and rural firefighters were called to the blaze on Rangitukia Rd in Tikitiki at about 2am on Saturday.

A fire service spokeswoman said the building was nearly collapsing by the time fire crews arrived.

No one was reported injured, but the fire was being treated as suspicious until investigators arrived on Saturday morning, she said.

NZN