Arson attack claims three
FOUR youths between the ages of 16 and 19 have been arrested after three horses died in a fire at stables in Cheshire.
Horse & Hound 18 November 2004
charged with arson
A16-year-old boy has been charged with starting a fire that caused the deaths of two Shetland ponies and
a Thoroughbred/Connemara in Cheshire last
month (news, 18 November), writes Rebecca Taylor.
Source: Horse & Hound 30 December 2004
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In the last six months this brings the reported number of horses to have died in three separate stable fires to
10. Two of these fires were apparently caused through arson.
the September & October 2004 and July & August 2004 news archives for further details.
The Arson Prevention Beareau provides guidance on Reducing the risks of Arson attacks on Farms and the Countryside
the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister has published Fire Safety - an Employer's Guide