UPDATE: Police appeal after arson attack on part-built homes

PUBLISHED: 11:51 12 June 2015 | UPDATED: 12:00 12 June 2015

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POLICE have launched an appeal after a fire caused ‘significant’ damage to houses still being built in Weston.

Firefighters and police were called to Haywood Village, Weston-super-Mare just before 10.30pm last night (Thursday).

A spokesman from Avon Fire and Rescue Service said the fire was started ‘deliberately’.

The police has now launched an appeal for information.

A spokesman from Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: “On-site security staff spotted three youths making off from the area.”

Anyone with information should contact police online or call 101, quoting crime reference number 61759/15.

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