Person located in relation to school fire
Police are speaking to a person in relation to a
suspicious fire at Kaiapoi North School in the early hours
of yesterday morning.
The incident was reported around
1.45am and the fire was well involved when emergency
Police are not looking for anyone else
in relation to the incident and would like to thank the
community for their assistance.
The case will be referred
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