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Sunday, 15 January 2017 12:23

sandringham fire320170115 142933UPDATED Police are investigating two garage fires in the Bitterne Park ward – one in Oaktree Road and one in Sandringham Road.


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They say a report was received at 2.46am on Saturday (Jan 14) of a garage fire in Oaktree Road, and a man in a hooded top was seen running from the scene.

A further report was received by police at 3.03am on the same morning, of a garage fire in Sandringham Road (pictured).

The incidents are being linked and treated as suspected arson.

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“It was fortunate that both fires were discovered quickly for our colleagues at Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service to attend – there is always a risk of serious harm in any fire,” said Detective Constable David Jackson from Southampton CID.

“Both fires have caused significant damage and expense.

“We would like to hear from anyone who was in this area in the early hours of Saturday, January 14 and saw anything suspicious.”

You can contact police by phoning 101 quoting 44170016456.

Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Sandringham Road garage fire

Updated 15/1/17 with pictures from Sandringham Road

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