Yard fire is treated as arson

POLICE are investigating a suspected arson attack at a caravan storage site.

Ten caravans and two motorhomes were destroyed, and five others damaged, after a blaze broke out at H&L Charlton, between Ellington and Lynemouth, just after 3pm on Friday.

Ten liquid petroleum gas cylinders were nearby and some exploded. No one was injured.

Fifteen firefighters attended from Pegswood and West Hartford, and a nearby road was closed.

Anyone with information about the blaze should call police on 101, ext 69191.