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Arson attack on four vehicles parked in West Bromwich

By Dayna Farrington | West Bromwich | News | Published:

Four vehicles went up in flames in an arson attack in West Bromwich today.

Three cars and a van were set alight in Florence Road. Photo: West Bromwich Fire

The attack took place at around 3.45am on an area of wasteland in Florence Road.

Dramatic photos from the scene showed the vehicles, including a van and red Audi, up in flames.

A spokesman from West Midlands Fire Service said: "We were called at around 3.44am to Florence Road. It was a 999 call initially reporting a large vehicle fire.

"We sent eight firefighters from West Bromwich fire station to the scene – five on a fire engine and three on a brigade response vehicle.

"The fire involved a van and three cars on wasteland in an area of Florence Road, which is believed to have been started deliberately."

West Midlands Police have been approached for comment.

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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