Police say pallet blaze in Corby was arson

Pallet Fire: Corby: pallet fire at business on Heritage Way next to Travis Perkins 'Firefighters attend the scene'Thursday 16th May 2013

Pallet Fire: Corby: pallet fire at business on Heritage Way next to Travis Perkins 'Firefighters attend the scene'Thursday 16th May 2013

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Police have said they are treating the large blaze in Corby, where stacks of pallets measuring six metres high caught fire, as arson.

Four fire crews were called to the scene of the fire in Heritage Way, Corby, just before 6.40pm on Thursday, May 16.

The stack of pallets measured 150 metres by 100 metres.

A police spokesman today (Friday) said: “Offender(s) gained entry to a business premises and set a large number of pallets alight, causing substantial damage.

“Officers would like to hear from anybody who witnessed the incident, or who saw or heard anything suspicious.”