Police hunt for arsonists after mattress was set on fire outside a house in Nelson Way, Rugby

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OFFICERS are investigating an arson that occurred at around 10am yesterday morning (Wednesday) that put the lives of the occupants of a home in Nelson Way, Rugby in danger.

The arson occurred when a discarded mattress was set alight at the back of the home which causing damage to the house and had the potential to endanger the lives of the female and three children who were in the house at the time.

Fortunately the fire was discovered and extinguished before the fire took hold.

Officers are asking anyone with any information or anybody who saw or heard anything around 10am on Wednesday morning to please contact T/DC 1921 Marc ROBERTS in Rugby Local Investigation on 01926 415000 ext 6136 voicemail 11921 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.