Published: May 15, 2009
Police investigate deliberate car fire in Burnham-On-Sea

Police investigating a suspicious car fire in Burnham-On-Sea on Friday lunchtime (May 15th) believe the blaze may have been started deliberately.

One fire engine from Burnham was called to Rectory Road at 12.06pm after a nearby resident spotted the vehicle in flames.

Firefighters used two breathing apparatus and a foam jet to bring the blaze under control.

The vehicle was later taken away by a commercial recovery service for further investigation, as pictured here.

Police spokesman Wayne Baker confirmed to "Police are investigating a suspicious fire which occurred outside Stratton House in Rectory House on Friday afternoon. It is being considered as deliberate ignition."

Anyone with information should contact police at Burnham-On-Sea on 0845 4567000 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


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