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Suspicious fire at historic Dunedin site

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 29/11/2016 Sean Martin

<span style="font-size:13px;">The historic Allbell Chambers building in Dunedin has been damaged in a suspicious fire overnight.</span> © File The historic Allbell Chambers building in Dunedin has been damaged in a suspicious fire overnight. A historic Dunedin building has been damaged in a suspicious fire.

Firefighters found Allbell Chambers - on Stuart Street near the Octagon - engulfed in flames after responding to an alarm at 4am on Wednesday .

While no one was injured, the fire is being treated as suspicious and investigators are expected on the scene in the morning.

The building was constructed in 1909 and is listed as a Category 2 historic place.

Four fire crews were called to battle the blaze.

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