Woman arrested following house fire

A Barnstaple woman has been arrested following calls to a fire in a domestic property.

A 28-YEAR-OLD woman is in custody facing criminal damage charges after a house fire in Barnstaple this morning (Fri).

Two fire engines from Barnstaple attended the scene in Heppenstall Road, Barnstaple, at around 9.40am to find a small fire in the ground floor living room.

The blaze, in the semi-detached property, was extinguished using a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus.

The woman, from Barnstaple, was arrested following the fire which is being treated as arson.


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Anyone with any information is urged to call Police on 101 quoting crime reference CB/12/1362.

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