Firefighters tackle car fire after Abbots Ripton arson attack

09:03 08 August 2014

Firefighters were called to an arson attack on Clay Lane.

Firefighters were called to an arson attack on Clay Lane.

Cambs Fire & Rescue Service

Firefighters battled a car fire after an arson attack in Abbots Ripton.

One crew from Huntingdon was called to Clay Lane at 9.47pm on Wednesday. On arrival, they found a car well alight. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the flames using hose reels before returning to base by 11.20pm.

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