Suspected arson in St Albans leaves families without electricity

PUBLISHED: 12:31 05 October 2015 | UPDATED: 12:45 05 October 2015

Scene of the fire damage in Norman Close, St Albans

Scene of the fire damage in Norman Close, St Albans

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Suspected arsonists targeted a building behind a community pub in St Albans yesterday (Sunday) morning.

The laundry out house was used by a number of people living in mobile homesThe laundry out house was used by a number of people living in mobile homes

A laundry out house in Norman Close behind the King Offa pub was allegedly set alight at about 4.50am, causing extensive damage to the building.

A number of people living in mobile homes nearby use it and have now been left without electricity. No one was hurt.

Investigations are ongoing.

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