Police seek information about arson attack on 3,000 tonnes of straw

POLICE are calling for information, after arsonists set light to 3,000 tonnes of straw at March on Sunday evening.

Fire crews from March and Wisbech attended the blaze at Graysmoor Drove overnight, with a crew from Thorney attending the following day.

Martin Boome, Arson Liaison Officer for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “These fires put lives and livelihoods at risk, and can keep crews busy for long periods.

“We take deliberate stack fires extremely seriously and work closely with the police to bring offenders to justice.”

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or by logging onto http://www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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