Coventry & Warwickshire

Arsonists blamed as Baginton barn fire closes roads

Arsonists are believed to have started a blaze that destroyed 50 tonnes of hay in a barn in Warwickshire.

The fire was discovered shortly after midnight in Rowley Road, Baginton.

Warwickshire Police said the fire also destroyed heavy plant equipment including an earth mover.

Roads in the vicinity of the farm, including Coventry Road, Siskin Drive and Rowley Road, were closed as a result of the incident while the fire was brought under control.

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