Broxburn: Investigation launched after three cars destroyed in West Lothian fire

An investigation has been launched after three cars were destroyed during a fire in Broxburn.

Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 2:20 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st July 2021, 2:21 pm

Scottish Fire and rescue were called to Old Town in Broxburn around 00.40 am on Sunday, July 18 after receiving reports of cars on fire.

The first was extinguished and there were no reports of any injuries.

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Broxburn: Investigation launched after three cars destroyed in West Lothian fire

Three cars, a silver Mercedes, a Nissan Micra and a Vauxhall Corsa were destroyed as a result and the fire is currently being treated as suspicious.

Two men were seen in the area at the time, and officers are keen to trace them.

One has been described as being in his late 40s to early 50s with short grey hair.

The other is described as being of a similar age and possibly wearing glasses.

Detective Constable Laura Hanlon said: “Thankfully no-one was injured as a result of this incident.

“I am appealing for anyone who noticed anyone acting suspicious in the area.”

Anyone with information should call 101.

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