Suspicious fire at vacant shop

07 Mar 2016 11:10 AM

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Emergency services were called to a fire at a vacant shop premises on Kirkwood Drive, Kenton in Newcastle at 5.40pm on Sunday, March 6.

Police and fire service attended.  The fire was extinguished and the road was reopened at 7pm. 

Police and fire service are carrying out enquiries to determine the cause of the fire which is being treated as a suspected arson.

Police are appealing for witnesses anyone who was in the area and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious is asked to contact officers.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting log number 793 of 06/03/16 or ring the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.


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