Contractors at the site apparently tried to conceal the identity of the culprit, but a neighbour reported: "I heard it was started by a teenager on his first day. You have to feel sorry for the poor lad. He must feel terrible."
They do get hot thought those blowtorch thingies [)]
Many years ago I was driving into Harrogate from Leeds on the way to a job and there was a team of painters stripping paint off the gable end of one of the large Victorian houses
I came back up the same road at the end of the day to see three fire engines and a team of firemen dousing down what was left of the roof and first floor