Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after a Grade-II listed building was destroyed during an arson attack in Colney Heath.
The incident occurred in Roestock Lane, where a historic farmhouse at Roehyde Farm was deliberately set light.
It is thought the fire was started sometime between 11pm on Monday 26 June and 12.55pm on Tuesday 27 June, when police and the fire service were called.
Detective Constable Lewis Allingham, who is investigating, said: “This was a large-scale blaze which required eight fire engines to extinguish. Thankfully no one was hurt during the incident, but the building has sadly been destroyed.
“Our enquiries are continuing at this time to trace those responsible. As part of this, we are appealing for anyone with information to please come forward.”
Anyone with information is asked to please contact DC Allingham at [email protected].
Information can also be reported online, by speaking to an operator in our Force Communications Room via our online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/51644/23. Always dial 999 in an emergency.
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