Two more vehicle arson attacks in Peterborough overnight make it six in as many days

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Arsonists set fire to two more cars in Peterborough overnight following on from a weekend of deliberate vehicle fires in the city.

A crew from Dogsthorpe was called to a car fire in Edgecote Close, Westwood at 10.06pm last night, Tuesday April 5.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a fire involving a Ford Focus. The cause of the fire was deliberate.

A crew from Dogsthorpe was then called at 4.18am this morning to a car fire in Clarence Road, New England.

Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus used a hose reel to extinguish a fire involving a van.

The cause of the fire was again deliberate.

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

The arsons follow a spate of similar attacks in Peterborough last weekend.