Cars torched in 'malicious' attack in Bedhampton

TWO cars were set on fire in Bedhampton last night after an alleged domestic dispute.

Saturday, 8th February 2020, 11:39 am
Updated Sunday, 9th February 2020, 1:21 pm

Firefighters were called to Michael Crook Close in Bedhampton in the early hours of this morning, after a car fire spread to a second vehicle.

They say the fire was started deliberately, and police are now investigating the incident.

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The incident took place overnight

Crew manager Simon Morford from Havant Fire Station said: ‘It looked like it had been done maliciously, having started after a disagreement.

‘The fire started just underneath the engine bay of the first car, and spread to a second vehicle.

‘Nobody was injured but both cars were destroyed in the blaze – the police were also called.’

A spokeswoman from Hampshire Constabulary said: ‘We were called at 8.30am reporting a vehicle fire which happened at around 1am in Michael Crook Close, Havant.

‘Two cars, a Hyundai and Kia, were burnt out as a result of the fire.

‘Investigations into the cause of the fire are ongoing.’

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