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Moped destroyed in Tilehurst suspected arson

Firefighters called during early hours

Jane Meredith

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Jane Meredith

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01635 886637

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A moped was destroyed in a suspected arson in Tilehurst during the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

One pump was called from Dee Road fire station, Tilehurst, at 2.30am to Lovatt Close, where a moped was alight in an alleyway.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze using a hosereel.

Noone was hurt but the moped was destroyed in the blaze.

The cause was recorded as a suspected arson by the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters left the scene ar 3am.

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