Appeal for information following fire at Rookery Farm, Rainford
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At around 4.30am on Saturday, 19 March officers were called to a report of a fire in Rainford, St Helens.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service attended and extinguished the fire at a barn on Rookery Farm.
No one was injured but five horses were sadly found deceased in the barn.
Further reports and examinations have established that the fire may have been caused deliberately at present.
A joint investigation between Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service and Merseyside Police is ongoing and anyone with any information is asked to contact police.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or with any information can contact us by DM via our social media desk on Twitter @MerPolCC or Facebook ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ with reference to 175 of Saturday 19 March.
You can also contact the independent charity Crime stoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111 or via their online form at: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/give-information.