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Two teenagers arrested after a Gravesend garage was destroyed by a fire

PUBLISHED: 14:40 28 March 2018

The garage on Barr Road was destroyed by a fire. Picture: Google

The garage on Barr Road was destroyed by a fire. Picture: Google

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Two teenagers have been arrested after a garage was destroyed in a fire in Barr Road.

Officers attended after seeing a large cloud of smoke rising from the area on Saturday, March 24, and arrived to see the garage and a car parked inside it on fire.

The owner of the home attached to the garage, a man in his 80s, was taken to safety.

Following enquiries, two teenagers from Gravesend, an 18-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, have been arrested on suspicion of arson.

They have both been released under investigation.


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