Arsonists torch heavy machinery in St Albans quarry

A LORRY and a JCB were found on fire near a quarry in St Albans in the early hours of Monday morning (13). Firefighters arrived at the Lafarge quarry on the North Orbital Road in Colney Heath at around 12.45am following a call from a member of the public.

A LORRY and a JCB were found on fire near a quarry in St Albans in the early hours of Monday morning (13).

Firefighters arrived at the Lafarge quarry on the North Orbital Road in Colney Heath at around 12.45am following a call from a member of the public.

The suspected arson attack, which took nearly two hours to extinguish, caused thousands of pounds worth of damage.