Cornwall

'Arson attack' destroys unfinished bungalow in Devoran

Fire-hit construction site
Image caption The single-storey residential building was under construction

A suspected arson attack has wrecked a home that was under construction in Cornwall.

Witnesses described hearing explosions as fire ripped through the unfinished bungalow in Belmont Terrace, Devoran, shortly before 20:00 GMT.

Three fire crews were called to tackle the blaze at the timber-framed property. The fire was out by 21:20.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was thought to have been started deliberately.

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