Curry Rivel – arson investigation launched

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Avon and Somerset Police have launched an investigation into a case of suspected arson at Curry Rivel. A fire that burned through the night of the 3rd February destroyed over £50,000 worth of straw and reed beds in a field in the Dyers Road area.

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward and believe a number of vehicles were passing by this area at the time. A member of the public was also seen walking in the area with a torch.

If you were passing by the Dyers Road area of Curry Rivel around the time of the fire and saw or heard anything suspicious, please call the police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5217025458.