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Five arrested in probe into arson at Station pub Dorchester
10:24am Thursday 31st October 2013 in News
FOUR teenagers and a 21-year-old have been arrested following an arson attack at an empty pub in Dorchester.
Two crews from Dorchester were called to a fire on the first floor of the derelict Station pub in Weymouth Avenue in the early hours of yesterday.
Firefighters received an emergency call at 12.30am and had to force entry to the building.
Crews found the carpet was on fire and extinguished the blaze.
A Dorset Fire and Rescue spokesman said the fire was started deliberately.
Dorset Police said five people, all male, had been arrested in connection with the incident. They are a 19-year-old, a 14-year-old and two 15-year-olds from Dorchester and a 21-year-old from Poundbury.
All five are helping police with inquiries.
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