Stolen car destroyed in fire

A suspected stolen car was deliberately set on fire next to playing fields last night.

Wednesday, 23rd November 2016, 7:29 am
Updated Tuesday, 29th November 2016, 10:26 am
Firefighters tackled the blaze on the motorway

Firefighters were called to the car park at Wilson playing fields, off The Grove, Ince, at 11pm.

A silver Vauxhall Corsa had been set alight and was completely burnt out.

Craig Cubbins, crew manager at Hindley fire station, highlighted the problems that car fires can cause.

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He said: “It’s a massive drain on resources and a big environmental impact with all the chemicals in cars.

“Wigan Council will be footing the bill to clean up.”