Cause of Elycar fire “deliberate” say fire service


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Arsonists set fire to a car in Ely in the early hours of this morning (Monday).

Firefighters from Ely were called to West Fen Road shortly after 3am following reports that a car was ablaze.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish it and returned to their stations by 4am.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire 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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