Car set alight in Whittlesey arson attack

At 12.20pm on Friday (19) one crew from Stanground was called to a fire on Chapel Road in Pondersbri

At 12.20pm on Friday (19) one crew from Stanground was called to a fire on Chapel Road in Pondersbridge.near Whittlesey. Picture: CAMBS FIRE and RESCUE/GOOGLE - Credit: Archant

A car was set alight on a grass verge in a Whittlesey village.

The incident happened on Friday October 19 at 12.20pm in Chapel Road in Pondersbridge.

Firefighters from Stanground arrived to find the car “well alight” on a grass verge.

Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using hose reels and returned to their station by 1.45pm.

A spokesperson for Cambs Fire and Rescue confirmed that 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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