Suspected arson attack leads to homes being evacuated

Police say there could have been deaths or injuries after a gas pipe ruptured in a suspected arson attack. Eighty people had to leave their homes during the fire outside flats in Dumfries last night, October 31.

Residents spent a number of hours at a local community centre before being allowed home. Police have condemned the sheer stupidity of the vandals who set fire to some wheelie bins.

Matthew Taylor reports.


Suspected arson attack

Eighty people had to leave their homes last night, October 31, after a suspected arson attack ruptured a gas pipe.