Teenager arrested after blaze at former club in Rushden

The fire at Fate in Rushden High Street (picture by Ollie King)
The fire at Fate in Rushden High Street (picture by Ollie King)

Police are investigating a fire at a former Rushden club as possible arson.

Firefighters were called to the blaze at the old Fate club in High Street at about 4pm on Sunday.

The aftermath of the fire at Fate (picture by Mark Bonnett)

The aftermath of the fire at Fate (picture by Mark Bonnett)

Five appliances attended the fire which caused significant damage to the building, which had been The Feathers pub for many years before it became Fate.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: “A 15-year-old was arrested by Northamptonshire Police on suspicion of arson and later released under investigation.”

Anyone with any information about the fire can call Northamptonshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, in confidence, on 0800 555111.

The building following the blaze (picture by Mark Bonnett)

The building following the blaze (picture by Mark Bonnett)