West Lothian police appeal for witnesses after garden shed and front door of house are set on fire

Police are appealing for witnesses after two separate fires in Whitburn over the weekend.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 6:40 pm

The first incident took place on Friday 26, February in Loch Trool Way, where a garden shed was set ablaze around 8.30pm, destroying the shed and contents.

A second incident happened between 7pm on Friday, 26 February and 1am on Saturday, 27 February.

On this occasion, the front door of a house in Glebe Road was set alight causing minor damage.

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No persons were injured during either incident.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Anyone who has information or witnessed any suspicious persons in the area at these times can call Police Scotland via 101 quoting Ref No 3622 of 26 February (Loch trool Way) or 2618 of 27 February (Glebe Road).”

Photos from the scene on Loch Earn Way showed how the blaze, which is thought to have broken out at around 6am, gutted the interior of one house, before spreading to a second.

Police are appealing for witnesses after two fires in Whitburn over the weekend.

The fire severely damaged an upstairs window at the first property, and burned a hole in the roof of the structure.

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