Arson attack at Hartlepool business compound

Police are treating a fire at a business compound on Teesside as arson.

A transit van and a large amount of wood were destroyed in the incident at premises on Burn Road, in Hartlepool, early on Friday.

The fire is believed to have spread from a pile of rubber, which had been set alight.

Three men were seen climbing the walls of the compound at about 04:30 BST. Anyone with information is asked to contact Cleveland Police.

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