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Bedfordshire Police is investigating a suspected arson in the early hours of Sunday (27 September 2020) in Harris Way, Wootton. Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service was called to a report of a fire at approximately 2.30am, and notified the police of the incident.

Emergency services attended and the address was safely evacuated and the fire was extinguished.

Detective Sergeant Simon Hancock, who is investigating this incident, said:

“Thankfully no one was hurt during this incident and the damage was limited to the front door of the property.

“We are currently following a number of lines of enquiry and believe that the fire might have been deliberate. We are keen to speak to anyone who noticed anything suspicious in the area around the time of the incident.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police online or by calling 101 and quoting reference number 40/52597/20.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.