Toilet block is torched by arsonists

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Arsonists set fire to public toilets in St Neots on Tuesday.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to a toilet block in Tebbuts Road at about 6.45pm.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “The toilet block was heavily smoke logged and two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.

“A thermal imaging camera was used to check for hot spots and positive pressure ventilation fan cleared smoke.”

Crews returned to station by 7.30pm.


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An investigation revealed that the cause of the fire was deliberate.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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