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Arson investigation as bins blaze spreads
11:00am Monday 9th September 2013 in News
A SUSPECTED arson attack on two wheelie bins led to a fire that spread to a three-storey block of flats in Barns Road, Cowley, on Saturday afternoon.
The blaze spread from the bins, below some external stairs, to the stairs themselves and then a part of the building.
A spokesman for Oxfordshire Fire Service said: “This incident is being treated as suspected arson.”
A 43-year-old neighbour, who asked not to be named, said: “The smoke was pouring out and went up as high as the roof.”
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