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

Archant

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.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Herts Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the Herts Advertiser