Explosion. Was this arsonist badly burned? It happened on Sunday 31st March 2013 between 2.30am and 3am at the Mookrakers pub car park, Gorse Hill, Swindon. A silver Renault Megane parked in the pub car park was set alight. It happens at 57 seconds into the video.
CCTV images show a suspect on a bike approach the vehicle in the car park before setting it on fire. The vehicle then explodes into flames and it is believed that the suspect may have suffered burns as a result of this explosion before then cycling down the side of the pub.
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Serial arsonists could be targeting empty flats in Eastleigh after a number of fires broke out in buildings across the town. Police are now warning lives could be at risk.
Detective Constable Claire Reynolds said: "We are concerned people are entering and starting fires in what they believe to be vacant or derelict buildings, when, in fact, people still are living in some of the flats."
The latest fire broke out around 7.30pm Monday, February 11, when police were called to a burning block of 15 flats in Ovington Road, Eastleigh. All but one had been vacated because of redevelopment plans. Fortunately, the tenants of the occupied property were out at the time of the fire.
Sussex Police and fire officers are continuing to investigate the circumstances of a fire which led to five businesses being destroyed. The blaze in Uckfield's high street led to homes being evacuated as flames spread through roof space. Officers are treating the incident as arson.
Sussex police are investigating whether four arson attacks in three days could be linked.
The most recent incident took place at on Tuesday in a store cupboard on Comet Ward on the Sixth Floor at Crawley Hospital.
All patients and visitors were safely evacuated, but during the fire a small quantity of cash was stolen from the till in the hospital restaurant.
The first arson took place on Sunday at The Royal Albion Hotel in Brighton and the second fire was on Monday at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery. The third fire, also on Monday occurred at The Sealife Centre, Brighton at around 4.30pm.
Fire alarms were activated and the buildings were evacuated on all three occasions. The fires were small, caused minimal damage and were extinguished by staff prior to the arrival of the fire brigade on all three occasions.
When staff returned to the buildings, having been given the all clear by East Sussex Fire and Rescue, it was discovered that money had been taken from tills left unattended.