Scunthorpe
October 2, 2017 4.39 pm This story is over

Police probe suspected arson at Scunthorpe scrap metal merchants

The fires are believed to have been started deliberately.

Humberside Police are appealing for help tracing two men wanted in connection with a suspected arson attack at a scrap metal merchants in Scunthorpe.

The incident happened at LAS Metals Ltd on Midland Road at around 1.30am on September 14.

Two men men climbed over a wall to get into the yard, where two Fuchs cranes were set alight.

Both fires were started in the cranes’ cabs.

One of the cranes, valued at £75,000, was burned out and written off. The other had superficial damage.

Anyone with information should call 101, quoting log 24 of September 14.

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