Suspected arson attack on industrial estate

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Suspected arson attack on industrial estate

Police in Corby are appealing for information following a suspicious fire at an industrial unit on the Earlstrees Industrial Estate last week.

Emergency services were called to the fire in Rutherford Court at about 5.30am on Wednesday, 24 February. The blaze caused extensive damage to the premises and several vehicles.

Two cars were also stolen from outside the unit  a black Lexus IS250 and a silver Volvo S40.

Two other vehicles parked nearby in Macadam Road  a Ford Transit van and an Audi  were also set on fire around the same time.

An investigation is underway and police are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the area around the time of the fire, or have any information about those involved or the stolen vehicles, to contact Corby CID on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at


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