Police investigate arson at Ilkeston house

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Luckily no one was at home when a suspected arson attack was carried at a house in Ilkeston this week.

Police have launched an investigation following the fire, which started when someone set furniture alight outside a house in Burr Lane, Ilkeston, some time between 4.30am and 5.30am on Tuesday, February 17.

The flames spread to the front window, causing extensive damage.

Anyone who was in the area at the time, or the car park at the Albion Centre, should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.