Arsonists torch car on residential street – leaving firefighters working until 5am

Firefighters were called at around 4am after arsonists torched a car on The Crescent in Littleport on Sunday, October 18.

Firefighters were called at around 4am after arsonists torched a car on The Crescent in Littleport on Sunday, October 18. Picture: Google Maps - Credit: Archant

A car fire on an east Cambridgeshire residential road left firefighters tackling the blaze – believed to be deliberate – until around 5am.

They were called to The Crescent in Littleport at around 4.30am on Sunday, October 18 after reports came in of a vehicle fire.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “One crew from Littleport was called to a car fire on The Crescent, Littleport.

“Wearing breathing apparatus, firefighters used a hose reel to extinguish the fire, before returning to their station by 5.15am.

“The cause of the fire was deliberate.”


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Anyone with information should contact police by visiting cambs.police.uk to submit an online report or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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