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Moulton incident: Fire recorded as 'deliberate but not suspicious'

Two people were taken to hospital after a “deliberate” fire at an outbuilding in Moulton.

Emergency services, including the air ambulance, were called to a house in Hallgate, just before 3pm on Friday after receiving reports of a fire.

People living in the area reported hearing an explosion and villagers are praying that those involved will be recover.

Scences from the incident at Hallgate Moulton (33653265)
Scences from the incident at Hallgate Moulton (33653265)


Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have recorded the incident as ‘deliberate but not suspicious’.

Three crews from Spalding and Holbeach were called to the property at 2.50pm.

A statement said: “There was severe damage by fire to an outbuilding and around 20 per cent of a garden shed.

“Two casualties suffering burns were left in the care of East Midlands Ambulance Service. The fire was recorded as deliberate but not suspicious.”

The police have not released an updated statement since Friday which confirmed that they were called to a fire just after 3pm.Aguard was left at the scene on Saturday.

Paramedics were called to what an East Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman described as a “medical emergency” at 2.50pm.

The spokesman said: “We sent two paramedics in fast response cars, two road ambulances and an air ambulance.Two patients were taken to Peterborough City Hospital via road ambulances.”

District councillor Andrew Woolf said on Friday that he could see a fire.He said: “I am hoping and praying that all those involved are okay.”

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