Mattress ablaze in middle of road

Fire believed to be deliberate, say fire service.

FIRE CREWS from Bideford were called to extinguish a mattress set on fire and left in the middle of the road yesterday (Sun).

A member of the public alerted the emergency services after spotting the mattress in Barton Tors, Bideford, around 12.45pm.

Fire crews used a hose reel jet to put out the blaze, and believe the cause of the fire to be deliberate.


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