Barrow tyre blaze arson: Teenage suspects held

  • 17 November 2013
  • From the section Cumbria

Three teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a tyre company in Barrow, Cumbria.

More than 20 firefighters tackled the blaze at the Hi-Q site on the town's Roose Road, on Saturday afternoon.

No-one was hurt in the incident, but an area around the site was cordoned off for three hours.

Cumbria Police said three boys, aged 13, 14 and 15, had been arrested and were being questioned by detectives. A spokesman appealed for witnesses.

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