Two buildings were torched by alleged arsonists in Observatory on Monday.
At around 4am, the City’s Fire and Rescue team responded to reports of a fire in St Michaels Park in Howe street in Observatory. Although the two buildings were unoccupied, they were functional for manufacturing purposes.
“The buildings were used for the manufacturing of LED Lights and office space. However no injuries were obtained as they were empty at the time,” the City’s Fire and Rescue spokesperson Theo Layne.
It is suspected that the cause of the fire is arson and the detonating of petrol bombs.
“Police found and confirmed that petrol bombs were found on the scene,” said Layne. VOC