Car fires in Nantwich

16/10/2013 - 00:50

20502 - Beam Street, Nantwich 20503 - Birchin Lane, Nantwich

One fire engine from Nantwich

Firefighters and police are investigating two incidents in which three cars were involved in fire overnight. 

The first incident was in Beam Street at 00:50.  The crew arrived to find two saloon cars - a Vauxhall Astra and a Peugeot 206 - on fire.  There were two separate seats of fire which were believed to have been set deliberately. Firefighters used a hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze.

The second incident happened in Birchin Lane at 01:03.  A small fire had been set under the rear of a saloon car.  The fire was out when the crew arrived and they carried out a full inspection to make sure there were no further hotspots of fire. 

Anyone with any information about either of the incidents is urged to call Cheshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 19 of 16th October, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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Last updated: Wednesday 16 October 2013