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

Residents group fights plans for traveller site
News

Residents group fights plans for traveller site

Villagers raise £12,000 to combat building of 13 permanent plots in Silchester

 
West Berkshire residents are more likely to be frequent drinkers
News

West Berkshire residents are more likely to be frequent drinkers

Public Health England reveals 23 per cent of drinkers in West Berkshire considered ‘at risk’

1comment

 
News

Greenham Parish Council to apply for £95,000 Control Tower loan

6comments

 
News

Thatcham woman completes Spanish pilgrimage epilepsy fundraiser

 
News

Woman reunited with missing cat after 11 months

1comment