Blenheim limousine fire not suspicious - police

A limousine found on fire near a Blenheim riverbank has been deemed not suspicious. 

Emergency services were called to the banks of the Wairau River near the Diversion Bridge in Spring Creek at 12:10pm on Wednesday. 

They arrived to find the limousine completely ablaze. Pictures taken by Newshub reporter Thomas Mead show the extent of the completely burnt-out vehicle.

Blenheim limousine fire not suspicious - police
Photo credit: Newshub

A police spokesperson told Newshub Fire and Emergency New Zealand called police as they believed the fire could be suspicious - something that is often the case with limousine fires. 

Blenheim limousine fire not suspicious - police
Photo credit: Newshub

After speaking to the vehicle owner, police said they believed the fire was not suspicious. 

The cause is still unknown.

Newshub.

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