Appeal after arsonists torch £50k of hay in Northamptonshire barn fire

The barn fire in west Northamptonshire caused £50,000 of damage.
Credit: Northamptonshire Police
The barn and its contents were destroyed in the fire. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

More than £50,000 of damage was caused in a suspected arson on a hay barn.

Around 300 large straw bales were destroyed, along with the barn itself, when the fire started between 8pm and 10pm on Tuesday.

It happened at a barn in Warkworth Road in Middleton Cheney in west Northamptonshire.

Police said the incident was being treated as a deliberate act.

Anyone with information about the arson is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101, or FireStoppers anonymously on 0800 169 5558.

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