Northampton

Arson suspected at Corby swimming pool fire

A fire which caused a swimming pool in Northamptonshire to be evacuated is being treated as arson, police have said.

Firefighters were called to Corby swimming pool at 1245 GMT after a fire began in a toilet on the first floor.

People using the pool, gym and sauna were taken to the council chamber of the nearby Corby Cube and given foil blankets to keep warm.

Police have asked witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

No one was injured. The building sustained smoke damage.

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