Barn destroyed in suspected arson attack

A suspected arson attack destroyed a barn in Walkern in the early hours this morning (Tuesday).

Three fire crews were scrambled to the 10 metre square timber farm building on Stevenage Road shortly before 2am, but were unable to save it.

The fire was declared out just after 5am.

Police are treating the cause of the blaze as suspicious and investigators are at the scene this morning.

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