Fire in Peterborough storage container full of timber treated as arson

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

Monday, 5th September 2016, 11:36 am
Updated Monday, 5th September 2016, 12:41 pm
The scene of the arson in North Bretton

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

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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.