Appeal following wilful fire-raising on Kepscaith Road, Whitburn
Officers received a report of a vehicle on fire on Kepscaith Road in Whitburn, around 6am this morning (Monday, 8 November).
The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and nobody was hurt as a result.
Substantial damage was caused to the vehicle, the neighbouring fence and other vehicles in the vicinity were also damaged as a result of the fire which is being treated as suspicious.
Detective Constable Shona Robertson said: “Starting a fire deliberately is an incredibly reckless act and it is fortunate that nobody was injured.
“The fire caused extensive damage and it is vital that we trace those responsible and therefore we are appealing for anyone with any information to come forward.
“Officers are checking CCTV in the area, and would ask anyone who may have been in the area, at that time, to come forward. You may be able help us with our enquiries.
“Please check your dash-cam if you were driving along Kepscaith Road, or nearby, on Monday morning. Equally if you have any personal CCTV, please get in contact.”
Anyone with any information is asked to call 101, quoting incident number 0508 of 8 November. You can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 if you wish to give your information anonymously.