Serial arsonist jailed over £2.6m fire which destroyed historic boatyard

A serial arsonist has been jailed for life after starting a fire which destroyed a historic boatyard, causing millions of pounds of damage.Robert Boyd-Stevenson, 46, had been working at the Underfall Yard in Bristol for three days as a maintenance co-ordinator when he lit the blaze.Bristol Crown Court heard that the fire was started in the Big Shed shortly before midnight on May 6 and within minutes was well alight.Source: PA, Avon and Somerset Police