Arsonists hunted after blaze in disused building

Arsonists are responsible for a fire in Herne Bay (stock image)

Police are hunting suspected arsonists after a blaze in a disused building in Herne Bay.

Firefighters attended a property in Margate Road in the early hours of this morning (Friday) after the fire was set between midnight and 1am.

The two-storey building was unoccupied and no injuries have been reported.

A police spokesman said: “Officers would like to thank the witnesses who have already come forward and ask that anyone else with information about the fire who has not yet spoken to an officer calls us.”

Anyone with information can call 01843 222289, quoting reference 17-0054.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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