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Investigation into UCLan Sports Arena car fire underway

Posted on - 2nd February, 2021 - 2:08pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston City Centre, Preston News, UCLan
UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook
UCLan Sports Arena from the air Pic: UCLan Sports Arena / Facebook

An investigation in to a fire at The UCLan Preston Sports Arena is currently underway following a suspected arson.

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Firefighters were called to the scene in the early hours of Sunday 31 January.

On arrival they found a car abandoned and completely alight in the centre of the rugby pitches.

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There was extensive damage to the vehicle and the pitches. Lancashire Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are currently investigating the incident.

A University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) said: “We are liaising with Lancashire Police and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service in relation to this incident, which has caused damage to a grass pitch and a rugby goalpost.”

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Anyone with information on the incident should contact the police on 101.

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