Animals killed in Sheerness pet shop arson
- 17 December 2012
- From the section Kent
A fire at a pet shop in which a number of animals died is being treated as a suspected arson by Kent Police.
Kent Fire and Rescue Service was called to the fire in Rose Street, Sheerness, at about 02:40 GMT on Sunday.
Police said they believed an accelerant had been poured through the letterbox of Sheppey Aquatics and Pet Supplies shop before being ignited.
A number of small animals, including fish, mice, spiders and reptiles died as a result of the fire.