New Zealand police say hostel fire that killed 6 was arson


New Zealand police announced they had arrested and charged a man with arson in connection with a fire at a Wellington hostel, police said the investigation into the fire, which killed several people, is ongoing, and they could far more serious charges in relation to the deaths at the scene, the suspect is scheduled to make his first appearance at the Wellington district court earlier police removed the first two bodies from the loafers lodge hostel and said they plan to remove more the following day. New Zealand police inspector Dion Bennett said it's possible they could find more victims as officers continue their scene examination. The damage on the third floor is significant. The debris is piled high. And there is much for them to move and search underneath the fire ripped through the building in the middle of the night, forcing some people to flee in their pajamas.

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