Investigation launched after arsonists strike twice in Ramsey

PUBLISHED: 11:45 06 July 2017

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service


Firefighters have been called to tackle two cases of arson in Ramsey in as many days.

At about 3.45am on Wednesday, a crew from Ramsey was called to a blaze in High Street, after reports that a mound of soil, measuring about 20 metres by three metres, was alight.

Then, at about 7.30am this morning (Thursday), crews from Huntingdon and Ramsey were again called to an area off High Street to tackle a fire involving a mound of soil.

The crews remained at the scene for almost an hour while the blaze was extinguished.

According to investigators, the cause of both fires was deliberate.

Anyone with information about the fires should contact Cambridgeshire police on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

More news stories

Police are appealing for the public’s help to find a missing teenager who has not been seen since Tuesday (October 17).

Fri, 15:08

An appeal has been launched to help pay for the funeral costs of a Huntingdon couple who died within a day of each other, leaving two devastated children.

Fri, 14:03

A developer has unveiled plans for more than 40 new apartments on a parcel of land in Huntingdon that was formerly earmarked for a supermarket.

Fri, 12:03

Two groups of talented dancers from Huntingdonshire successfully auditioned to perform their own show at Disneyland next summer.

Most read stories

Local business directory

Cambridgeshire's trusted business finder

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Hunts Post e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter