Family home hit by car on fire!

Fife Police
Fife Police

A BLAZING car rolled into a house after being torched by crooks – causing tens of thousands of pounds worth of damage.

A Hyundai I30 and a Ford Ranger pick-up were both parked in a driveway in Bridgend Crescent in Moodiesburn when they were both set alight.

The Ford pick-up was so badly damaged by the blaze that it rolled down the sloped driveway into the garage door, setting fire to the house’s porch.

Firefighters were quickly on the scene to tackle the blaze, which was discovered by passing police officers.

The family were home at the time of the blaze, but fortunately no-one was injured.

A spokesperson for Cumbernauld CID said: “We can confirm that two vehicles were damaged outside a house on Bridgend Crescent, Moodiesburn, at about 12.30am on Wednesday, November 16.

“The fire spread from one of the vehicles to the porch section of the house, however, the fire service were on the scene quickly and the fire was quickly taken under control, ensuring that the family within did not come to any harm.

“It is, however, important that we catch those responsible quickly and we would ask anyone who may have seen anything suspicious around this time or who may have information which may assist us in our enquiry to call Cumbernauld CID on 01236 503 900 or Crimestoppers in complete confidence on 0800 555 111.”