Police investigating possible arson in Buxton


Police are still on the scene investigating a possible deliberate house fire in Buxton.

Yesterday evening, Friday, July 22 at 6.45pm, a call came in about a house fire on Lightwood Road near to the Working Men’s Club.

The fire has been put out however a Derbyshire Police spokesman said: “We are working with Derbyshire Fire and Rescue investigating how this fire started as there are suspicions it may have been started deliberately.”

No one was hurt in the fire.

The CSI forensic unit and the dog unit have been on the scene throughout the day.

Anyone with information is asked to ring 101 quoting incident number 659 of July 22.