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Arnold blaze now being treated as suspected arson attack by police


Nottinghamshire Police has launched an appeal for witnesses after an investigation concluded a fire at vacant office building in Arnold was started deliberately.

Over 30 firefighters were called to the blaze on Rolleston Drive on Wednesday afternoon (August 16). They have since brought the fire under control.

Police have launched an arson investigation after working with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue to establish the cause of the fire.

BLAZE: Fire takes hold at a vacant office block in Rolleston Drive, Arnold (PHOTO: Notts Fire Rescue)

A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “We received a report at 4.30pm on Wednesday (16 August 2017) requesting our attendance to the scene of the fire on Rolleston Drive.

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“A joint investigation with Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service has concluded the fire was started deliberately.

Police are appealing for any witnesses or anyone with any information to call 101, quoting incident number 578 of 16 August 2017.

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