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

Ainsty Road, credit Google Maps
Ainsty Road, credit Google Maps

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

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.

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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.