Fire at Quedgeley power sub-station "suspicious" say police
A fire which broke out at an electricity sub-station in Gloucester has been deemed “suspicious” by police.
Crews were called out to the station in Severnvale Drive, in Hardwicke, at around 5.30am.
The fire caused a powercut affecting around 400 homes in the area with the blackout lasting for around 20 minutes.
It meant many people had to get dressed in the dark.
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A stolen motorbike propped up next to the substation caused it to catch fire.
Police are appealing for information about the incident.
A spokesman for police said: “A fire investigation has deemed the cause of the moped fire to be suspicious and officers are now urging anyone who witnessed suspicious activity in the area or with information about the case to call 101, quoting incident 46 of March 14.”
Alternatively information can also be given anonymously on 0800 555 111.