Arsonists set fire to Peterborough home

A fire spread through a house in Peterborough in the early hours of this morning after a pile of rubbish was set alight in the front garden.

Thursday, 18th August 2016, 3:44 pm
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 6:22 pm
Fire and rescue service

The cause of the fire was arson and firefighters arrived at the home in Padholme Road at around 1:20am.

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A crew from Dogsthorpe, Stanground and the Peterborough Volunteers Fire Brigade attended the fire and were back at base by 3:10am.

The property was evacuated before the firefighters arrived.

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