Range Rover blaze at Cadwell Park being treated as arson

A tow-vehicle fire at Cadwell Park is being treated as an arson attack by police. Crews were called to the scene at 11.37pm yesterday, Tuesday September 3. A Range Rover and trailer was destroyed in the incident and a recovery vehicle was also damaged.

The popular racetrack is located in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. It hosts a number of different events, most notably the British Superbike Championship, every year.

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A spokesperson for Cadwell Park has told Lincolnshire Live that it was a ‘minor’ incident that was quickly dealt with. “There is no damage to the circuit,” they said.

“It was a parked vehicle affected and we were closed at the time.” Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have confirmed that the blaze is being treated as deliberate.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue said: “Louth Fire and Horncastle Fire attended Cadwell Park, Cadwell to a vehicle fire. “Crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and two thermal imaging cameras to extinguish.”

A Lincolnshire Police spokesperson said: “We were alerted by fire and rescue to three vehicles on fire at Cadwell Park. This was reported to us at 12.15am on September 4. “This was a Range Rover, a truck and a trailer.

This is being treated as an arson attack.

“Any witnesses can contact us on 101, incident number 3 of September 4.”

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