Arsonists set van alight

Arsonists set fire to a van in Benwick Road, Whittlesey on Tuesday (March 23).

Arsonists set fire to a van in Benwick Road, Whittlesey on Tuesday (March 23). - Credit: GOOGLE STREET VIEW

Arsonists set fire to a van in Whittlesey last night (Tuesday March 23).

Firefighters arrived to find a van well alight on Benwick Road at 7.58pm. 

Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their station by 10.15pm. 

"The cause of the fire was deliberate," said a Cambs Fire spokesman. 

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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