Postbox catches fire in Potters Bar

A POSTBOX caught alight in mysterious circumstances in Potters Bar.

Firefighters used a dry powder extinguisher to douse the flames, which took hold in Willow Way at around 9pm on Friday last week.

A spokeswoman for the Herts Fire and Rescue Service described the cause of the blaze as “doubtful” and confirmed police had been notified.

A police spokeswoman said officers spoke to some youths who were spotted in the area after the fire.

However, she stressed no-one had been arrested and the incident was not currently being treated as a crime.

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If you saw anything suspicious in Willow Way that night, call the police on 0845 33 00 222.

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