Appeal for information after arsonists target car in March and flat in Wisbech in one night

Cambs Fire and Rescue crews were called to two deliberate fires in Fenland last night (August 1).

Cambs Fire and Rescue crews were called to two deliberate fires in Fenland last night (August 1). - Credit: Archant

Firefighters were called to two deliberate fires in Fenland last night.

A crew from March was first called to a car fire on Whittlesey Road, March, at around 11.47pm.

They extinguished the fire and returned to their station by 1.05am.

Firefighters from Wisbech and West Walton were then called out to a fire in a first-floor flat in Chapel Road at around 1.48am.

The blaze took over three hours to extinguish, with firefighters returning to their stations by 4.15am.


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A fire service spokesman said: “The cause of both fires was deliberate. Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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