Cambridgeshire

Arrest after Cambridgeshire thatched roof arson spate

Thatched roof set alight in Huntingdonshire Image copyright Cambs Fire Service
Image caption About 50 firefighters tackled a spate of deliberately-started fires

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson with intent to endanger life following a spate of thatched roof fires in Cambridgeshire.

About 50 firefighters tackled fives blazes in Offord Cluny and Brampton in the space of two hours early on 21 August.

No-one was injured in the fires.

The 28-year-old woman was arrested in the Huntingdon area on Thursday and has been released on bail until 3 November.

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