Arsonists set cars on fire in village field

Firefighters from Yatton tackle a blaze in two cars in Mendip Road.

Firefighters from Yatton tackle a blaze in two cars in Mendip Road. - Credit: Archant

Two scrap cars were set on fire in a field in Yatton in the early hours of this morning (Tuesday).

Avon Fire and Rescue Service was called out to the incident in Mendip Road at 2.30am.

Two scrap cars had been set alight in a field.

One crew from Yatton attended and used an extended hose reel to extinguish the blaze before damping down the area.

The cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.


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