Caravan set alight in London Colney street

A CARAVAN went up in flames in the back garden of a property on Friday night.

The fire, which broke out at around 10.15pm in Alexander Road, London Colney, also caused slight damage to the house, windows and guttering.

Both crews from St Albans fire station were called to the scene and needed to wear breathing apparatus to put out the blaze before leaving the scene just over an hour later.

The cause of the fire has been logged as doubtful and a fire investigation is underway.

Police are treating the fire as arson and a 41-year-old man from London Colney was arrested and released on police bail until October.

Anyone with information should contact police on 0845 3300222.