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Man arrested after Yarmouth fires

PUBLISHED: 16:30 23 January 2008 | UPDATED: 10:19 03 July 2010

A 23-YEAR-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after three separate fires were believed to have been deliberately started in Great Yarmouth on Tuesday night.

A 23-YEAR-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after three separate fires were believed to have been deliberately started in Great Yarmouth on Tuesday night.

The first fire happened at about 8.10pm near Marks and Spencer in King Street when four bags of rubbish were apparently set ablaze.

Another small fire then broke out at the nearby Peggotty's Pub.

At 9.50pm police then attended a small fire in a bin at the rear of Poundstretcher in Regent Street.

Police are questioning the man today .

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