Arson attack on rural house near Bideford

Colyton Carnival 2019. Picture: Alex Walton Photography

Colyton Carnival 2019. Picture: Alex Walton Photography - Credit: Picture: Alex Walton Photography

Fire in a rural building in Upcott was started deliberately

A house fire near Bideford is being treated as arson.

Firefighters were called out to a building in a field in Upcott shortly before 7.30pm on Wednesday, May 22.

Three fire crews from Bideford and Appledore were needed to put out the blaze. No-one was in the building at the time.

An investigation confirmed that the fire had been started deliberately, and police have been informed.


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