Flintshire fire being treated as suspicious by police
Date of alert:
Tuesday, 9 August 2022
Wales - North Wales Police
A FIRE that spread to around 20 acres of land in Flintshire is being treated as 'suspicious' by police.
North Wales Police say the incident took place on Wednesday, August 3.
Officers say a 'large fire' occurred in fields near Penarlag Primary School and Lincoln Road in Ewloe.
A police spokesman said: "Approximately 20 acres of land that had been planted with spring barley, which was ready to be harvested, was lost with a substantial financial loss to the owner.
"At this time the fire is being treated as suspicious and inquiries are in hand with officers from the Rural Crime Team. If anyone has any information that might help please get in touch with North Wales Police.