Spalding office fire was arson, say police

Police are treating Thursday's fire at the former British Sugar Sport and Social club in Spalding as arson.

Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 2:18 pm
Updated Wednesday, 30th March 2016, 2:21 pm
Arson attack.

They say the building, which was derelict and described as unsafe to enter, was deliberately set alight.

It will now have to be destroyed, at a value of £40,000.

PC Claire Riches, of Community Policing in Spalding, said: “This is a high value arson. Someone in the community will have knowledge of who set this fire. Please help us find the offender.”

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Anyone with information that will help the enquiry is asked to contact PC Claire Riches on the non-emergency number 101. The charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

Reference: Incident 242 of March 24.