Appeal following fire at under-construction property in Devoran
Police investigating a suspected act of arson in Devoran, Truro, have issued an appeal for information.
Firefighters tackled a blaze at an under-construction property in Belmont Terrace which started between 6.30pm and 7.55pm on Monday 24 February.
The fire, which engulfed the entire timber-framed building, is believed to have been started deliberately and police enquiries are ongoing.
Extensive damage was caused and nothing could be salvaged from the property.
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “The fire has had a major impact on the victim, leaving them fearful and anxious about what may happen next, affected the community and caused huge unrest in the village.”
Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email email@example.com, quoting crime reference CR/016480/20.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org
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