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Blazing Chaddleworth car suspected arson

Vehicle discovered on fire in a field

Jane Meredith

Jane Meredith


01635 886637


A blazing car discovered in a Chaddleworth field yesterday (Thurs) evening was put down to a suspected arson.

One fire engine was called at 9.20pm from Newbury Fire Station to School Hill, where a blazing Subaru Impreza was found in the middle of a field.

Firefighters used back packs filled with water to extinguish the fire, before leaving the scene after half an hour.

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

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