Harrogate fire: Derelict building incident 'believed to be deliberate'

Investigators remain at the scene of a fire in Harrogate which is believed to 'have been started deliberately.'

Ainsty Road, credit Google Maps

North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service were called out at 6pm last night (Thursday, November 8) to reports of a fire in a derelict building on Ainsty Road.

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Two crews from Harrogate station were able to put out the fire using hosereel jets and hand-tools.

According to an incident report firefighters remained at the scene until 7.50 am. Investigators are currently determining what was the cause of the fire.