Bin blaze started deliberately - investigation reveals

Firefighters tackled a bin blaze in Eaton Socon.

Firefighters tackled a bin blaze in Eaton Socon. - Credit: Archant

Arsonists set fire to a bin in Eaton Socon last night (Tuesday).

Firefighters were called to Cunningham Way shortly after 11.30pm following reports that a recycling bin was ablaze.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “Firefighters arrived to find a large recycling bin alight, which had been placed close to a car.

“They extinguished the fire using a hose reel and returned to their station by 12.40am.”

An investigation revealed that the cause of the fire was deliberate.

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Anyone with information should contact the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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