Cops investigate suspected arson attack

POLICE are hunting suspected arsonists after an out-building was torched in Tibshelf.

Offenders are believed to have set fire to the building on Shetland Road, about 2.30am, on Wednesday, June 15, and Derbyshire fire service and Derbyshire Constabulary were alerted.

A fire service spokesman said: “The 5metre x 10metre out-building was well alight and Alfreton firefighters used two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze and make the area safe within an hour.

“The fire was believed to have been a deliberate ignition so the police were informed.”

Witnesses or anyone with information are urged to call Derbyshire Constabulary on 0345 123 3333 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.