MARCH: Straw bale fire was arson

Police are treating a bale fire in March this morning (Thursday) as arson.

One fire crew from March was called to a straw bale on fire in the middle of a field off the A141 March bypass at 4am.

20 June 2013, 4am

It was extinguished using hose reels and the cause of the fire was determined to be deliberate.

Anyone with information should contact the police on 101, or the independant charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via its website.