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  • Update - appeal following reported suspicious fire in Dorchester

    30 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that is alleged to have been started deliberately in Dorchester have arrested a man. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a block of flats on Bitter End. The surrounding roads w...
  • Witness appeal following suspicious fire in Dorchester

    29 June 2020
    Officers investigating a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Dorchester are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police was called at 4.07am on Monday 29 June 2020 to a report of a fire at a b...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire at Poole nature reserve

    27 May 2020
    Officers are appealing for anyone with information to come forward following a fire at a Poole nature reserve that it is believed may have been started deliberately. Dorset Police was contacted by the fire service at around 4.45pm on Tuesday 26 May 2020 ...
  • Update in relation to investigation into forest fire near Wareham

    21 May 2020
    Detectives working with the fire service to investigate a large forest fire near Wareham have confirmed that the cause of the fire is not believed to be malicious. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at 1.11pm on Monday 18 May 2020 in r...
  • Appeal for information in relation to forest fire near Wareham

    19 May 2020
    Detectives working with the fire service to investigate the cause of a forest fire near Wareham are appealing for anyone with information or relevant dashcam footage to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at 1.11pm on Mond...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Weymouth

    18 May 2020
    Detectives investigating a fire that was believed to have been started deliberately in Weymouth are appealing for witnesses to come forward. At around 1am on Monday 18 May 2020 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to a report of a fire in a wheel...
  • Update – arrest made following reported arson in Weymouth

    18 May 2020
    Detectives investigating an alleged suspicious fire in Weymouth have arrested a man. At around 1am on Monday 18 May 2020 Dorset Police was called by the fire service to a report of a fire in a wheelie bin outside an address on Franklin Road. It was also...
  • Appeal for information following suspicious fire in Poole

    11 May 2020
    Officers investigating a fire at a nature reserve in Poole that is believed to have been started deliberately are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Dorset Police received a report from the fire service at around 6pm on Saturday 9 May...
  • Witness appeal following arson in Ashley Heath

    23 March 2020
    Officers investigating an arson incident at a country park in Ashley Heath are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 5.10pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 a group of three young people set fire to benches and play park ...
  • Witness appeal following car fire in Bridport

    03 January 2020
    Officers investigating a car fire in Bridport are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. At around 7.10am on Wednesday 1 January 2020 Dorset Police received a report from the fire service of a car fire in Princess Road. Fire...
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