ALFRETON: Police investigate suspected arson attack

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FIREFIGHTERS and police have been investigating a suspected arson attack after a large blaze at a derelict pub.

The former Old Double Six public house, on Birkenstyle Lane, Stonebroom, was discovered ablaze about 10.20pm, on Wednesday, January 9.

A Derbyshire fire service spokesman said: “The fire is believed to have been deliberate so investigators and police were alerted.”

Alfreton firefighters armed with a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze and made the area safe by about 11.10pm.

Witness or anyone with information should call Derbyshire Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers annonymously on 0800 555 111.