Police appeal after Volkswagen campervan set alight in Haslingden


POLICE are looking for witnesses to a fire in Haslingden.

It is believed that accelerant was poured on to a Volkswagen camper van parked on the driveway before being set alight.

The flames from the vehicle spread to the house and caused damage to the guttering and woodwork. It happened in Fields Road between 3am and 4am on Tuesday, November 18.

DC Phil McGauley of East CID said: “I would appeal to anyone who may have been out and about in the Greenfield area of Haslingden around the time of the fire or who may have seen anything unusual or untoward to contact me on 01282 472205.”