Car set on fire near leisure centre

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A car was set on fire around the back of Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre yesterday (Saturday).

Several emergency calls were made at about 4pm by passers-by who saw the blaze.

A fire engine from Leamington went to the scene at Newbold Comyn Park and used a hose reel jet while wearing breathing apparatus to put the fire out.

A spokesperson for Warwick Fire and Rescue said: “The police have been notified as it is believed that the fire is of malicious ignition.”