Arson attack sees chicken coop engulfed


A farm has been the victim of an arson attack, with significant damage caused.

Arson attack sees chicken coop engulfed

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A farm has been the victim of an arson attack, with significant damage caused.

Firefighters were called to a farm early this morning, after fires were deliberately started, as reported by thisisthewestcountry.

The incident occurred on Dunwear Lane, in Bridgewater. Firefighters of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue were called to the scene just before 4am, where they found a chicken coop, caravan and more items on fire.

Upon arrival at the scene, firefighters found the chicken coop and caravan to be “well alight”. The fires were eventually put out by three hoses, with firefighters wearing breathing apparatus. The caravan and chicken coop suffered significant damage, it is not yet known if any animals were injured during the incident.

"The caravan, fence and chicken coop were all severely damaged in the blaze, and crews confirmed the cause as deliberate ignition.” confirmed the Fire and Rescue service.

"The police were informed of the incident." the confirmed.

The incident is currently under investigation by local police. Anyone with any information is urged to come forward.

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