Skegness

Crews put out two car and van fires within 30 minutes in Skegness area

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Firefighters were called out to extinguish two vehicle fires within half an hour in the early hours of this morning in the Skegness area.

A crew from Wainfleet attended a van fire on Croft Lane in the village of the same name at 1.17am on Monday, December 11.

The fire was extinguished by the crew using two hose reels and a thermal imaging camera.

Just 25 minutes later, at 1.42am, firefighters from Skegness were called to a car on fire on Church Road North in the town.

The fire was put out using two hose reels, a modified breathing apparatus and two thermal imaging cameras.

It is not known if the fires are linked in any way or if they are being treated as suspicious.