Arsonists have damaged a derelict building on a Northallerton industrial estate.
Fire broke out at the old York Trailer’s site on Yafforth Road, Northallerton in the afternoon of yesterday, June 19.
Firefighters from Northallerton, Bedale, Thirsk and Boroughbridge battled the flames after bystanders called the fire brigade around 2.45pm.
No one was hurt in the blaze but the fire service stayed on the scene through the night until the all clear given around 10am today, Monday, June 20.
According to the fire service the fire started in a pile of commercial waste inside the 10,000 sq m building.
Firefighters now believe the blaze was started deliberately.
Police have confirmed they will be investigating.