Arson on farms in Avon and Somerset sees barns burn
Date of alert:
Friday, 30 September 2022
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
There were nine farm fires started deliberately in the first six months of this year across the Avon and Somerset area.
Avon and Somerset Police have confirmed that the nine cases of arson resulted in barns, hay bales and farm machinery burning.
The Bristol area had five cases of arson on farms from January to August. Two were in Dundry and one in Alveston, Clutton and Winford.
Two teenage boys were arrested for setting fire to a barn in Winford on July 9.
The fire was set between 3 and 4pm on Saturday, July 9 at the barn off Barrow Lane.