Dramatic footage shows destruction after six cars targeted by arsonists at Worksop
Officers were called to Wingfield Avenue and Southdene in Worksop around 2:50 a.m. this morning (Saturday, June 26) after the fires were seen by a member of the public.
Images sent to the Worksop Guardian show one of the cars on fire and the destruction caused to two vehicles after the fires were extinguished.
No one was injured in the fires.
Nottinghamshire Police have emphasized how dangerous the fires are and called on anyone who may see or hear anything to come forward.
Detective Inspector Stu Temple of Nottinghamshire Police said: ‘Although no one was injured in this incident, the fire is incredibly destructive and can spread very quickly.
“It has the potential to cause catastrophic damage. Whoever did this was putting the local community at risk and that is totally unacceptable.
“We are fully investigating this matter and are working hard to establish what happened.
“I now appeal to all who saw or heard anything suspicious in the area at the time to come forward as a matter of urgency.
“Any information you have, however insignificant you think it is, could help us find who did this. “
Anyone with information about the incident should contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 85 of June 26, 2021.