Caravan and barn fire near Frome believed to be arson
Date of alert:
Wednesday, 20 April 2022
Avon & Somerset Constabulary
A caravan and barn near Frome were destroyed in a fire believed to have been deliberately started.
Arson is suspected after the caravan and barn, which was holding about one and a half tonnes of hay, burnt out on the night of April 14.
The fire in the Newbury area was reported at 11.24pm and a pump from Radstock and one from Shepton Mallet were mobilised.
Crews found a large caravan and neighbouring barn well alight - together with two gas cannisters.