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Romford arson probe launched after Mini and Mercedes damaged in Kimberley Avenue fire

PUBLISHED: 12:59 01 July 2014 | UPDATED: 13:08 01 July 2014

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An arson probe has been launched after two cars caught fire in Kimberley Avenue, Romford, during the early hours of this morning.

A police spokesman said a Mini and a Mercedes were damaged during the incident.

She said: “Havering Police have launched an arson investigation.”

“At this early stage officers retain an open mind concerning motive.”

Firefighters were also called to the two-vehicle blaze, which happened at around 3.40am.

One crew from Romford and two from Dagenham took around 20 minutes to extinguish the fire.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact Havering Police CID by dialling 101 and quoting reference CR5409660/14 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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