Teenager arrested after blaze at former club in Rushden

Police are investigating a fire at a former Rushden club as possible arson.

Tuesday, 29th May 2018, 10:40 am
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 8:54 am
The fire at Fate in Rushden High Street (picture by Ollie King)

Firefighters were called to the blaze at the old Fate club in High Street at about 4pm on Sunday.

Five appliances attended the fire which caused significant damage to the building, which had been The Feathers pub for many years before it became Fate.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “A 15-year-old was arrested by Northamptonshire Police on suspicion of arson and later released under investigation.”

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The aftermath of the fire at Fate (picture by Mark Bonnett)

Anyone with any information about the fire can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.

The building following the blaze (picture by Mark Bonnett)