Police have launched an arson probe after 20 vehicles were destroyed last night as a fire ripped through Boarhunt Garage in Fareham after ram raiders carried a firebomb attack in an attempt to destroy a JCB Telehandler used in a ram raid we can reveal
The blaze broke out the Police recovery Yard on the Fort Wallington Industrial Estate at Military Road, Fareham on Sunday. It is understood that Petrol Bombs were thrown over a rear fence
Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service rushed to the scene just before 11pm. The fire ripped through the yard and destroyed an HGV, 15 cars and two forklift trucks.
Firefighters from Fareham and Cosham were called to the incident and spent over two hours tackling the blaze. In exclusive pictures, It shows the burnout shell of a lorry and a telehandler on the back that was used at the scene Clanfield ramraid after raiders smashed a wall in with a machine to steal an ATM cash point The raid happened at about 3.30am Friday, July 28. A second raid that took place in Southsea no Saturday evening.
A Police source has confirmed that officers are now looking at the aspects of the fire.
UPDATE: Tuesday 31st July 2018
A spokesman for Hampshire Constabulary said
Police are working with our colleagues from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire which is being treated as suspicious.’
Call police on 101 quoting 44180288212.