Police investigate car blaze

Jessica CuthbertAlbany Advertiser

Albany police are investigating a suspicious car fire at a business on Sanford Road.

Fire crews were called to the blaze at 4.29pm on Saturday after a Ford Falcon was engulfed in flames.

A Department of Fire and Emergency Services spokesman said the fire was reported by three callers.

“Two callers reported the fire saying they could see a plume of smoke and heard a loud bang and another caller reported the vehicle on fire,” the spokesman said.

Two fire crews were called to the scene and the fire was extinguished by 5.19pm.

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Camera Iconcar fire Credit: Bob Symons

Sergeant Greg Webb said the fire was being treated as suspicious.

“We do have a person of interest and we are in the stages of obtaining CCTV footage from surrounding businesses,” he said.

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