Whangārei whānau home lost to fire

By Rukuwai Tipene-Allen

A Māori whānau have been stripped of everything after their Ōtangarei home was engulfed by flames last night. 

Multiple fire engines were called out at approx 10:20 last night where they were confronted with an evolved fire. 

Police have confirmed the fire is being investigated as suspicious as a person was reportedly seen fleeing the scene of the home.