Arson suspected in St Neots factory blaze

Fire at St Neots factory The blaze gutted the empty factory unit in Cromwell Road

Fire gutted part of a disused Cambridgeshire factory, leaving the building "structurally unsound", the fire service said.

Eight crews tackled the blaze, which started at about 04:30 BST in Cromwell Road, St Neots.

The fire was put out shortly after 07:00 but left the entire unit smoke-logged, a spokesman said.

"A full investigation will take place but early indications are that it was started deliberately," he added.

Crews remained at the scene during the morning, dampening down hotspots.

Fire at St Neots factory "Early indications" suggest the blaze was started deliberately, the fire service said
Fire at St Neots factory The unit was left completely smoke-logged and structurally unsound after the fire

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