West Lothian car garage targeted in 'wilful' blaze as several vehicles torched

A garage on Drumshoreland Road was targeted by firebugs on Saturday night. -Credit:Google maps

Police are probing a huge blaze at a car garage in West Lothian which saw a number of vehicles set on fire.

Officers and several Scottish Fire and Rescue crews rushed to a blaze at a premises on Drumshoreland Road in Pumpherston shortly before midnight on Saturday night, May 4.

Dramatic footage taken by one eye witness shows plumes of smoke billowing into the sky from what is believed to be a car garage as officers confirmed a number of vehicles were targeted.

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A spokesperson for the force also said the blaze is being treated as wilful as anyone with information is urged to get in touch. It is understood no injuries were reported as police remain at the scene on Sunday, May 5.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "We received a report of a number of cars on fire at a premises on Drumshoreland Road, Pumpherston, West Lothian, around 11.55pm on Saturday, 4 May, 2024.

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"There were no reports of any injuries. The fire is being treated as wilful and anyone with any information is asked to contact 101 quoting reference 4497 of 4 May, 2024."