Royston church fire treated as arson

PUBLISHED: 11:29 09 December 2018 | UPDATED: 11:29 09 December 2018

A fire has broken out at the St John the Baptist Church in Royston. Picture: Emma Jones

A fire has broken out at the St John the Baptist Church in Royston. Picture: Emma Jones

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A fire which broke out at Royston’s St John the Baptist Church is being treated as arson.

A fire has broken out at the St John the Baptist Church in Royston: Gemma RoseA fire has broken out at the St John the Baptist Church in Royston: Gemma Rose

Police are investigating after being called to the scene of the fire which broke out at around 3.30am today.

Six appliances and an aerial ladder platform were sent to tackle the fire.

Road closures are in place for Melbourn Road and the High Street, and police have advised residents to avoid the area.

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