Witham: Arsonists start three vehicle fires in residential street

Fire crews quell fire in wooded area

Fire crews quell fire in wooded area - Credit: Archant

Arsonists are believed to be behind three car blazes which happened in a residential street in Essex this morning.

Fire crews from Witham and Chelmsford were sent to the scene, in Honeysuckle Way, Witham, at about 2.30am today.

The fires were extinguished by 2.50am.

A spokesman for the fire service said: “The fires were started deliberately.”