A HORSE has died after a suspected arson attack in Cefn Fforest.

The small stable was destroyed in the fire at about 6.40am this morning.

Firefighters from Aberbargoed and Merthyr Tydfil were called to the scene and used hosereels to put out the flames.

It is believed the fire is being treated as arson.

Any information can be reported to police on 101.