Police investigate Gorleston arson after fence is set on fire overnight

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Police are investigating after a burglary in Three Score, near Bowthorpe. Picture: Archant.

Police are investigating an overnight arson in Gorleston in which a fence was set alight.

The report was made at around 7.30am on Wednesday morning, after a wooden fence was set ablaze on Balliol Road in the town.

The fence was torched at some point overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday, with police appealing for any information regarding the incident.

Firefighters were also called to the scene but the fire had burned out by the time they arrived.

Police are treating the fire as arson, believing that it was set deliberately.


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Anybody with any information regarding the incident should contact Great Yarmouth Police on 101, quoting reference 54 for July 5.

Alternatively, if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact independent crime prevention charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

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