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Police appeal following suspected arson near Truro

Police appeal following suspected arson near Truro

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 2:55pm 1st April 2020. (Updated at 5:21am 2nd April 2020)

Police in Devon and Cornwall are appealing for information following a suspected arson near Truro.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at an under-construction property in Belmont Terrace, Devoran, which started between 6.30pm and 7.55pm on Monday 24th February.

The fire, which engulfed the entire timber-framed building, is believed to have been started deliberately and police enquiries are ongoing.

Extensive damage was caused and nothing could be salvaged from the property. 

“The fire has had a major impact on the victim, leaving them fearful and anxious about what may happen next, affected the community and caused huge unrest in the village.”

Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/016480/20.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 on its website

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