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Suspected arson at sports pavilion in Hersden

suspected arson at sports pavilion in hersden
suspected arson at sports pavilion in hersden

Information is being sought by officers investigating a suspected arson in Hersden.

A sports pavilion on The Avenue was destroyed by a fire which started at around 7am on Saturday 4 April 2020. Nobody was injured in the blaze which was put out by Kent Fire and Rescue Service.


Officers are treating the cause of the fire as suspicious and are completing house-to-house enquiries in the area, while the scene is being forensically examined.

District Commander, Chief Inspector Julien Lawton said: ‘We believe the fire was started deliberately and are very keen to hear from anyone who may have seen anything at all unusual or suspicious.

‘I would also appeal to nearby residents, who have not yet spoken to my officers, to check any CCTV they may have outside their homes.”

Can you help?

Anyone with information which may assist the investigation, is asked to call the Kent Police on 01843 222289, quoting reference 4-0162.