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Police investigate car fire on wasteland off Midland Way


POLICE are investigating a blaze involving a car firefighters believe had deliberately been set on fire on Midland Way, Warrington earlier today (Thursday).

The incident took place shortly after 2.30pm firefighters dealt with a car that had been on fire in Midland Way, Warrington.

The fire, on wasteland near to Battersby Lane, had already been extinguished by workmen when the crew arrived.

Firefighters used a hose reel jet to damp down the inside of the car and make it safe.

Temperatures were monitored with a thermal imaging camera.

Firefighters were in attendance for more than an hour.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

Anyone with information about the fire should call Cheshire Constabulary on 101, quoting IML 67330, give the details via https://www.cheshire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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