Investigation launched after arsonists torch car

06:20 24 June 2014


Arsonists set fire to a car in Barway on Saturday night.

Firefighters from Soham were called at about 10.20pm to a fire, in Barway Road.

The crew arrived to find a car on fire and, wearing breathing apparatus, extinguished it using a hose reel. They returned to their station by 11.45pm.

The cause of the fire was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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