Lyttelton house destroyed in suspicious fire

  • 31/10/2015
(3 News)
(3 News)

A house near Lyttelton has been destroyed in a suspicious fire overnight.

Emergency services responded to what they initially thought was a vegetation blaze around 1am, but then discovered a house in the middle of the flames.

According to Fairfax Media, it took three fire appliances and a water tanker until 4am to get the blaze under control.

Nobody was at the property during the fire, and ambulances did not attend the scene.