Abandoned car set on fire in field ten days after crash

PUBLISHED: 08:03 03 January 2020 | UPDATED: 12:05 03 January 2020

An abandoned car was found on fire in a field on Thursday. Picture: Google Maps

An abandoned car was found on fire in a field on Thursday. Picture: Google Maps


A car that had been abandoned in the middle of a field in north Norfolk has been set on fire.

The car, which was abandoned in a field in Alby with Thwaite just off the A140, was found upside down and on fire at 11.53am on Thursday, January 2.

Norfolk Police have said the incident, which involves a car that had been in a crash on December 23, is being treated as arson.

A passerby spotted blue smoke billowing from the car and called the emergency services.

A fire crew from Aylsham attended the fire at 12.08pm wearing breathing apparatus and used hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

They also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hot spots before leaving the scene at 12.31pm.

Norfolk police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the fire.

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