Fire at Wickham may be Arson Say Police

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Police have now confirmed that they are treating a fire near to McCarthy’s Fruit And Veg Ltd in Wickham on Wednesday as arson.

The investigation will centre on CCTV footage which is said shows a small explosion that started the fire.

A police spokesperson said: “We can confirm that we were called to an incident at 11.33pm on June 17th following reports of a fire at Fordlands Farm in Wickham.

“Upon arrival at the scene, Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service were dealing with 50 hay bales which had been set on fire.

“The incident is currently being investigated as arson. No injuries were sustained.”

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to contact 101 quoting 44200220169

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