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Investigation launched after two cars and one van alight in Hornchurch

PUBLISHED: 09:10 16 October 2017 | UPDATED: 09:11 16 October 2017

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Hornchruch for more than an hourPicture: Google maps

Firefighters tackled a blaze in Hornchruch for more than an hourPicture: Google maps

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Investigations into a possible “arson attack” are underway, after two cars and one van was alight in Hornchurch yesterday, (Sunday October 15).

The London Fire Brigade (LFB) was called at 10.45pm and firefighters battled the blaze for over an hour at Slewins Lane.

“Two fire engines were dispatched to the scene,” a LFB spokesman told the Recorder.

“Two cars and one van were alight and we think it is a possible arson attack.

“There were no injuries and it was all over for use by midnight.”

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