Two fires in Wisbech less than 48 hours apart are CONFIRMED as ‘deliberate’ by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue
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Two fires in Wisbech less than 48 hours apart have been confirmed as deliberate by Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue.
One fire took place at a house on William Road in Wisbech last Sunday (March 25) – emergency services were called at around 3pm.
The building was last used to house newspapers and post by Brian Webb Postal Service.
A Cambridgeshire Police spokesman said: “Scenes of crime officers have attended the area and an investigation into the incident is ongoing.
“The cause of the fire was deliberate.”
The next blaze was at a sports pavilion in Wisbech – fire crews were called from March and Wisbech at around 6.45pm to the pavilion on Harecroft Road.
A fire service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a fire in the sports pavilion which had spread to the roof.
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“Short extension ladders were also used to remove tiles from the roof.”
The spokesman confirmed: “The cause of the fire was deliberate.”
Anyone with information on these incidents should contact police by visiting www.cambs.police.uk to submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.