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Calcot car blaze suspected arson

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Vehicle reported stolen from Reading area

A CALCOT car fire last night was a suspected arson.

A pump from Dee Road, Tilehurst was called at 8pm to Bay Tree Rise, Calcot, where a Vauxhall Corsa was found well alight.

No-one was in the vehicle or hurt.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the blaze using a hosereel.

Firefighters left the scene around 8.30pm

Thames Valley Police spokesperson, Jessica Robertson, said police were called at 8.34pm to reports of a car on fire in Bay Tree Rise, Calcot, Reading.

The vehicle, a Vauxhall Corsa, had been earlier reported stolen from the Reading area.

Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on the non emergency telephone number 101 and quote URN 2225 (23/2).

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