THERE is mounting concern over a series of fires in Devizes that people believe are the work of an arsonist.

People living in Waiblingen Way in the town say they very anxious and that someone could be killed if the incidents continue.

The latest fire was on Sunday night (July 7) when a stairwell at a block of flats was set on fire.

The area being targeted by the alleged arsonist is to the north of the town centre off The Nursery.

Police and the fire and rescue services are investigating the incidents.