POLICE are investigating a suspected arson at a Hereford house.

Two fire engines were called to Widemarsh Street at 1.55am yesterday (October 8). 

The fire involved a garden fence, which was adjacent to another home.


It was fought using a hosereel jet, with Widemarsh Street being closed in one direction. 

A spokesperson for Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service said there were no casualties and no other emergency services attended; however, police were informed due to the nature of the incident.

West Mercia Police has confirmed it is now being treated as suspected arson, and investigations are ongoing.