Arsonists torch derelict buildings in March

ARSONISTS torched two derelict buildings in March yesterday.

One crew from March and one crew from Chatteris were called to a fire in a derelict workshop in Gas Road at 2.25pm.

Firefighters arrived and extinguished the fire using one hose reel and returned to their station by 3.10pm.

A crew from both March and Chatteris were then called to another fire in Queens Street at 4.30pm.

The blaze affecting a disused highways depot was extinguished using small gear to cut away at sections. Crews returned to their stations by 5.20pm.

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The cause of both fires are believed to be deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 0345 456 4564, or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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