Arsonists torch van in Whittlesey leaving fire crews to tackle the deliberate blaze

Three cars crashed on Main Road in Parson Drove on Monday, February 22 at around 6.50pm.

Three cars crashed on Main Road in Parson Drove on Monday, February 22 at around 6.50pm. - Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called out to another deliberate blaze in the Fens over the weekend after a van was torched by arsonists.

The attackers set the vehicle alight on Ramsey Road at around 5pm on Sunday, November 24 in Whittlesey.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "At 5.22pm on Sunday (24) one crew from Stanground was called to a fire on Ramsey Road in Whittlesey.

"Firefighters arrived to find a van well alight. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their station by 6.50pm.

"The cause of the fire was deliberate.


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

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