Bideford flat blaze - arson suspected

ARSON is suspected following a fire at a Bideford flat last night (Sunday.)

Two fire crews from the town were called to the ground floor flat at a two storey terraced building in Westcombe Lane just after 10.15pm.

One hose reel was used as two fire fighters donned breathing apparatus to tackle the flames.

A fire investigation officer attended to determine the cause of the blaze, which is thought to be deliberate. Police also attended the incident.

You may also want to watch:

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter