Fire crews battle car fire after suspected arson

Posted on - 29th May, 2017 - 10:40am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Preston News, Ribbleton
Fire crews attended the scene in Greenthorn Crescent. Photo credit: Google

Fire crews were called to a car fire in the Ribbleton area early this morning (May 29).


One appliance from Preston attended the scene in Greenthorn Crescent at around 7.40am.

They found a car on fire on the road and used a hosereel jet to extinguish it.

It is believed the fire was started deliberately and police have been informed of the suspected arson.

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A statement from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service said: “A fire engine and crew from Preston were assigned to a car on fire at the roadside.

“Firefighters used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire, which they believe had been started deliberately.

“There were no casualties. Police notified of the suspected arson.”

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