Six cars ablaze in suspected arson at garage in Llanymynech

By Sophie Madden | Llanymynech | News | Published:

Firefighters were battling a blaze involving six cars at a garage near Oswestry, in what police say is a suspected arson

Pant Motor Bodies in Llanymynech. Picture: Google StreetView

The cars, fascia boards and soffit boards of an end terrace property were involved in fire at Pant Motor Bodies at Llanymynech.

Detective Sergeant David Meyer of West Mercia Police said "Fortunately no-one was injured in this incident, however substantial damage has been caused to the both the vehicles and a nearby property.

"We are still conducting enquiries in order to establish the full circumstances surrounding this incident and are eager to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may have been travelling on North Road yesterday evening and saw anyone acting suspiciously to get in touch as soon as possible."

Emergency services were called at 9.50pm last night.

Two crews were sent to the scene from Oswestry Fire Station, along with fire investigation officers.

Using jets, the firefighters were able to extinguish the fire by 10.47pm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting reference 744s of September 18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Sophie Madden

By Sophie Madden

Senior reporter based out of the head office in Ketley covering the Telford area.

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