Hunt for arsonists after two cars set alight in Burnley on eve of Bonfire Night

An investigation is underway after two cars were torched within hours of each other in Burnley last night
An investigation is underway after two cars were torched within hours of each other in Burnley last night
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Firefighters were called out twice last night to deal with car blazes they believe were started deliberately.

The first one happened in Bartle Green in Rosegrove just after 8pm. Crews used a hosereel to extinguish the flames.

Eight hours later, at 4-45am, crews were called to Wynotham Street to reports of a rubbish fire but when they arrived on the scene they discovered it was a car fire.

Police are now investigating both incidents which are being treated as arson.