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Police hunt arsonists after car is torched

PUBLISHED: 18:26 03 December 2008 | UPDATED: 13:51 05 October 2010

ARSONISTS torched a car late at night outside the owner's home in London's East End. They smashed a back window, poured fuel inside and set it on fire, wrecking the black Ford Fiesta completely

ARSONISTS torched a car late at night outside the owner’s home in London’s East End.

They smashed a back window, poured fuel inside and set it on fire, wrecking the black Ford Fiesta completely.

The vehicle was parked in Willow Tree-close, off Old Ford-road in Bow, when the arsonists struck at around 11pm on Monday (Dec-1).

A neighbour heard and explosion and saw the car on fire from her window and raised the alarm.

Emergency fire crews tackled the blaze and alerted the police who are now investigating the incident as arson.

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