Police treating fire in Buxton as arson

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Police have this afternoon confirmed that they are treating a fire in Buxton as arson.

Sometime between 5.30pm and 6pm on Tuesday, it is believed an offender set fire to a yurt - which is a portable, round tent - in the garden of a house in Cromford Lane, Fairfield.

A Derbyshire police spokesman said: "Nobody was injured and we think the fire was started deliberately."

Witnesses or anyone with information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.