Suspected arson in St Albans leaves families without electricity

Scene of the fire damage in Norman Close, St Albans

Scene of the fire damage in Norman Close, St Albans - Credit: 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 homes

The laundry out house was used by a number of people living in mobile homes - Credit: Archant

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.

The fire is being investigated by police

The fire is being investigated by police - Credit: Archant