Newbury car fire suspected arson

Vehicle destroyed in blaze

Jane Meredith


Jane Meredith


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A car was destroyed in a suspected arson in Newbury this morning (Saturday).

One fire engine was called from Newbury at 7am to Equine Way where a Citroen Saxo was ablaze.

One firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using a hosereel.

No-one was in the car at the time, which was parked at the end of a driveway.

Police were also at the scene and the road was closed during the incident.

Firefighters left the scene at 7.30am.

The Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) recorded the incident as a suspected arson.

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