Building destroyed as arsonists target Cambridgeshire farm

Arsonists have destroyed a barn full of bailed straw at a farm in Cambridgeshire.

Tuesday, 26th September 2017, 2:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 11:36 am
The scene of the fire

At 1.07am on Monday September 25 crews were called to a barn fire on Easton Road, Stonely.

One crew from Kimbolton, one crew from St Neots, one crew from Huntingdon and a water carrier from Kempston in Bedfordshire attended.

Crews arrived to find a well-developed fire at a barn involving 50 tonnes of bailed straw. Two hose reels and the positive pressure ventilation were used to prevent the spread and extinguish the fire.

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Crews returned to their station by 9am.

The cause of the fire was deliberate.

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