South Northamptonshire caravan fire being investigated as arson

Police are looking for information in an incident of arson near a South Northamptonshire village.

By Matt Elofson
Wednesday, 28th October 2020, 12:55 pm
Updated Wednesday, 28th October 2020, 12:57 pm

Two crews of firefighters were called to reports of a car and caravan on fire in a field near Byfield early this morning, Wednesday October 28.

The fire happened in a field off Boddington Road around 3am.

A car and caravan were severely damaged by the fire.

Northamptonshire Police and officials with the fire and rescue service are looking for information in an arson incident near Byfield

Crews of firefighters from Daventry responded with assistance from another crew from Warwickshrie Fire and Rescue Service.

The fire was extinguished using two hose-reel jets.

A spokesperson for the Northamptonshire Police said: "We believe it was deliberately set on fire and are investigating it as an incident of arson."

No one was injured in the fire.

Anyone with information about the fire should call police on 101 quoting crime reference number: 20000568329.