Investigation launched after car was 'deliberately' set on fire in Northampton

Firefighters had to attend the scene and concluded the cause was 'deliberate ignition'

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 3:00 pm

Firefighters concluded that a car parked in a Northampton street was "deliberately" set on fire last Tuesday (April 6).

A silver Volkswagen parked in Upper Priory Street - between the Arundel Street and Grafton Street junctions - in Semilong was severely damaged after it was set alight between 10.45pm and 11.15pm.

A spokesperson for Northamptonshire Police said: "Firefighters attended to put the fire out, with the cause deemed to be deliberate ignition.

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The car fire happened in Upper Priory Street, Northampton last Tuesday night.
The car fire happened in Upper Priory Street, Northampton last Tuesday night.

"Officers now want to hear from anyone who may have relevant CCTV or dash-cam footage taken in the area at the time of the fire. Anyone with information is asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101, quoting incident number: 21000189354."