Police probe sparks fears that Grangemouth fireraiser is on the loose

Firefighters battle against the smoke and flames to contain and extinguish the blaze

Firefighters battle against the smoke and flames to contain and extinguish the blaze

0
Have your say

There are real fears a fireraiser is running amok in one of the Falkirk area’s most combustible towns.

Police are now investigating two fires, both involving recycling bins, which broke out within 24 hours of each other in the chemical industry hotbed of Grangemouth.

Firefighters were on the scene for more than two hours (Pictures: Michael Gillen)
Firefighters were on the scene for more than two hours (Pictures: Michael Gillen)

The first caused thousands of pounds worth of damage when fire took hold in a large Falkirk Council wheelie bin storage area in Carronvale Yard, Wood Street, last Friday, and the second forced residents of La Porte Precinct to be evacuated from their homes on Saturday.

 

Back to the top of the page