Firebugs are to blame as caravan torched in city
A POLICE investigation was under way today after firebugs torched a caravan in Aberdeen.
The blaze, which police said was being treated as suspicious, saw the van badly damaged.
Grampian Fire and Rescue Service crews were called to the scene at Manor Park, Aberdeen, following the blaze at 6.10am today.
Two appliances were dispatched from headquarters at North Anderson Drive. Grampian Police were also called.
A Grampian Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We can confirm we were in attendance of a fire at a caravan park.
“No evacuation was needed and there were no injuries reported.”
The caravan was the only one torched within the park, which has a total of six vans.
The blackened out caravan sustained heavy smoke damage.
A number of windows were smashed and both its doors were badly damaged.
Burnt out furniture could be seen in the living room section of the caravan.
A resident from Manor Drive said: “I looked out of my window and saw two police cars so past with flashing lights.
“It must have been just before 6.30am.
A Grampian Police spokesman said: “We were called to a caravan fire at Manor Park today.
The spokesman said no one had been charged.