Suspected stolen van found ablaze at Wigan fishing lodges

A suspected stolen van was destroyed by fire after being dumped at a spot popular with Wigan anglers.

By Charles Graham
Friday, 13th May 2022, 8:04 am

There was nothing a Wigan fire station crew could do to save the Fiat vehicle which was well ablaze when they were called to Molly's fishing lodges off Dartington Road, Spring View, at around 9.25pm on Thursday May 12.

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The flames were quickly doused and the matter reported to the police due to the suspicious circumstances.

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The van was so well alight when the crew got there that it could not be saved

Anyone with information should ring police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.