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Police probe Barrow arson attack

[P]olice are investigating a suspected arson attack to a storage area at the rear of Clinton Cards, Portland Walk, Barrow.

The fire service attended the incident at 4.15pm on Sunday 15th October.

A fire had been ignited within an external store cupboard which had been left insecure. Cause is believed to be deliberate ignition of waste cardboard although there was no indication of any accelerant.

The fire was extinguished prior to any impact upon the main building but damage was caused to the wooden doors of the cupboard.

Anyone with any information is asked to email [email protected] or call 101 and ask to speak to PC Samantha Creegan, quoting incident number 177 of the 15th October. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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