Arsonists target scrapyard

PUBLISHED: 11:17 27 June 2016 | UPDATED: 11:32 27 June 2016

Container set alight in a car breakers and scrapyard.

Container set alight in a car breakers and scrapyard.

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Arsonists are believed to have started a fire at a car breakers yard in Hewish last night (Sunday).

Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called to S & J Breakers, in Oaktree Yard, at 9.08pm.

One fibreglass lorry container filled with pallets and rubbish had been set alight and was destroyed by the blaze.

Two crews from Weston and one from Bedminster attended the incident at the car breakers and scrapyard.

The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.

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