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Arson likely cause of Gowthorpe shop fire

Fire fighters called to high street pawn brokers in late night drama.

Arson likely cause of Gowthorpe shop fire
Published 4 years ago | Updated 4 years ago
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Arson is being considered as a probable cause of a fire that spread to a shop on Selby's high street in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Firefighters were called to reports of a bin on fire at the rear of the Selby branch of Cash Converters at around 4:30 am on Tuesday.

On arrival crews found the fire had spread inside the rear of the Gowthorpe store and was beginning to affect a neighbouring shop.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by North Yorkshire Fire Service however TheSelebian understands that arson is being touted as a probable cause.

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First published at 09:15 on Thursday, August 20th, 2015.
Last updated at 09:26 on Thursday, August 20th, 2015.