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Arson investigation after bins set alight behind Plungington Road shop

Posted on - 13th May, 2019 - 6:48am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Plungington, Preston News
Firefighters putting out the bin fire Pic: Preston Fire Station

An arson investigation has been launched after a fire during the early hours of Monday (13 May) morning in Plungington Road.

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Preston Fire Station sent two crews to the car park behind the Spar shop.

Five bins had been deliberately set alight sending smoke billowing up behind the store just after midnight.

Firefighters put out the bin fires and say suspects have been identified on CCTV.

Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station
Crews hosing down the bins Pic: Preston Fire Station

Preston Police will be investigating to trace those responsible and it is being treated as arson.

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