Fire in Peterborough storage container full of timber treated as arson

The scene of the arson in North Bretton
The scene of the arson in North Bretton

Arsonists have set fire to a storage container full of housing timber in Peterborough.

Firefighters from Dogsthorpe were called to a fire on Flaxland in North Bretton at 7.05pm on Friday September 2.

Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a metal storage container used for housing timber. They extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their station by 8.30pm.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.