Derby

Sandiacre horse deaths fire 'started deliberately'

A fire at a barn in Derbyshire which killed two horses could have been started deliberately, police say.

The barn and a stable block were destroyed in the blaze in the early hours of Sunday at Stoney Clouds Farm, Larch Drive, Sandiacre.

Two horses in the stable were killed, while a further two were rescued by firefighters.

Anyone with any information about the fire has been asked to contact Derbyshire Police.

A force spokesperson said: "Police and fire service have begun an investigation into the cause of the fire, which at this stage is being treated as suspicious."

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites