Police seek two men after arson at shed firm in Preston

Posted on - 20th April, 2018 - 5:28pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News
One of the men shown on CCTV running near the scene
One of the men shown on CCTV running near the scene

Video footage has been released after a suspected arson at a shed firm in Preston.

Preston Police are appealing for witnesses after the fire at Sheds4U in Aqueduct Street.

The incident took place around 2am on Monday 26 February.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service put out the blaze which caused significant damage.

The CCTV footage shows two people police would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

PC Damien Brook said: “The fire caused significant damage to a number of sheds. Despite conducting a number of enquiries, we have been unable to trace the offenders and would urge anyone with information to contact us. We would particularly appeal to anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area.”

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Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 63 of 26th February.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at

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