Investigation underway after car and motorhome torched in Timperley arson attack

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An investigation is underway after a car and motorhome were set ablaze in Timperley last night.

Firefighters from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) were called to the scene on Beechlands, close to Beech Fields, at around 8.30pm.

They found a car and motorhome alight and spent an hour and 45 minutes putting out the flames and making the scene safe. No injuries were reported.

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has now launched an investigation into the incident.

The car involved in last night’s blaze

A spokesperson said: “Police were called just after 8.30pm on Sunday to reports of a car fire outside an address on Beechlands in Timperley.

“Officers and fire crews attended, and found a car had been set alight.

“No one was injured, no arrests have been made, and police are working alongside fire investigators to establish the circumstances around what happened.”

A motorhome was also set ablaze

A spokesperson for GMFRS said that one fire engine from Altrincham had attended the scene.

They added: “Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used two hose reels to extinguish the fire. Fire crews were in attendance for around one hour and 45 minutes.”

Anyone with information should contact GMP on 101 and quote incident 3173, or use the online chat function on gmp.police.uk.

People can also anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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