Campervan fire spreads to house in Starbeck – woman held on suspicion of arson

Campervan fire spreads to house in Starbeck – woman held on suspicion of arson

NIK 9046 199x300 Campervan fire spreads to house in Starbeck   woman held on suspicion of arson Starbeck police Harrogate Station fire Harrogate Fire and Rescue were called to a fire on Wentworth Crescent, Starbeck late last night (4th October)

Two appliances attended from the Harrogate Station and found a campervan that was well alight. The fire had also spread to the adjacent house.

Two hose reels, four breathing apparatus and a triple extension ladder was used.

The fire was quickly brought under control, although the van received 100% fire damage, while the house received 20% fire damage but 100% smoke damage.

Investigations are under way this morning over the cause of the fire.

A 51-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of arson. She is currently in police custody as enquiries continue. She suffered a non-serious burn to her hand and no other injuries.

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