Vehicles set on fire in Wisbech and Tydd St Giles

14:03 27 May 2014


A pick up truck and car were set on fire in Fenland on Friday night.

Firefighters were called to two separate incidents within half an hour of each other in Wisbech and Tydd St Giles.

At 11.15pm, a crew from Wisbech was called to Knowles Yard, Burrett Road, Wisbech.

A pick-up truck was well alight in an orchard and firefighters used two hose reels to extinguish it.

Crews returned to their stations by midnight.

At 11.45pm, a crew from Wisbech and a crew from Long Sutton were called to Cross Drove, Tydd St Giles.

A car was well alight and firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish it.

Crews returned to their stations by 1.30am.

The cause of both fires is believed to be deliberate. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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