Another suspicious blaze has broken out in an abandoned apartment block in central Christchurch.
A fire service spokeswoman said six crews and a turntable unit fought the fire in the six-storey building in Hereford St early today.
She said the fire broke out at 3.15am and took two hours to extinguish.
It was being treated as suspicious.
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Police and fire investigators were now at the scene.