Concern grows as arson attempt is thwarted

PUBLISHED: 15:58 08 August 2008 | UPDATED: 09:27 10 June 2010

FRIDAY, AUGUST 8: ONLY the swift actions of Littleham homeowners prevented a dangerous fire in Capel Lane, say police. Firelighters were placed under a trellis fence at a residential property during the evening last Wednesday, July 30. Quick-thinking residents doused the

ONLY the swift actions of Littleham homeowners prevented a dangerous fire in Capel Lane, say police.Firelighters were placed under a trellis fence at a residential property during the evening last Wednesday, July 30. Quick-thinking residents doused the flames before the fire got out of hand. Now police have asked parents to keep an eye on youngsters, and have appealed for witnesses as they search for the culprits.Earlier this summer a failed arson attempt saw a window curtain lit at Littleham's Clayton House.Anyone with information can contact Littleham beat PC Sallyanne Southern on (08452) 777444, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference KE/08/2253.

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