Car fire in Great Chesterford treated as arson attack

PUBLISHED: 15:03 19 February 2018 | UPDATED: 15:13 19 February 2018

The car is believed to have been a black Ford Focus. Picture: Essex Police

The car is believed to have been a black Ford Focus. Picture: Essex Police


Essex Police believe a vehicle fire in Cow Lane, Great Chesterford was started deliberately.

Firefighters from Saffron Walden Fire Station were called to reports of a car fire at 10.13pm last Thursday (February 15).

On arrival crews found one car was completely on fire. The fire was extinguished by 10.47pm.

PCSO James Graham and PCSO Simon Horne said they were looking for serial numbers to identify the owner and the car appears to have been a black Ford Focus.

Anyone with information should call 101 or crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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