Two cars torched on drive in Rainham

Two cars parked on a driveway were set on fire in a suspected arson attack this morning.

Firefighters from Wennington Fire Station were called to the incident in Hood Road, Rainham at around 1.06am Monday January 9 (today).

When firefighters arrived at the scene, the Ford Fiesta and Renault cars were on fire and crews had to alert the homeowners to the blaze, who were asleep at the time.

It took crews 20 minutes to bring the fire under control and to stop the blaze spreading to the front of the house.

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