go

Car destroyed in Newbury suspected arson

Vehicle discovered well alight in pub car park

Jane Meredith

Reporter:

Jane Meredith

Contact:

01635 886637

Car destroyed in Thatcham suspected arson

A BLAZING car discovered in a Newbury pub car park last night (Mon) was put down to a suspected arson.

One pump from Newbury Fire Station was called at midnight to the car park at The Swan pub, in London Road, after being alerted by the manager.

The empty vehicle was discovered well alight by firefighters, who cordoned off the area.

One firefighter wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire with a hose reel.

The car was destroyed in the blaze.

Firefighters left the scene after half an hour.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

Article comments

  • METTY

    30/07/2016 - 05:05

    WELL THAT IS THE LOCATION OF THE NARROW BOAT NOT THE SWAN FFS

    Reply

  • mollyb

    26/07/2016 - 16:04

    Your map is wrong...

    Reply

News

Police urge West Berkshire residents to remain vigilant following Manchester attack
News

Police urge West Berkshire residents to remain vigilant following Manchester attack

However, Thames Valley Police reassures communities that there is 'no specific threat'

 
West Berkshire stands with Manchester
News

West Berkshire stands with Manchester

Newbury candidates suspend election campaigning in wake of last night's attack

 
Hampshire

Surgeon gets on his bike for marathon fundraiser

 
News

Appeal for witnesses to a fight in Hungerford being sought

1comment

 
All Districts

Frustration as council fences off school field

1comment