Cops hunt down ‘reckless’ thugs after garbage cans were set on fire spreading to parked cars causing ‘significant damage’ in Scottish town


Police are chasing ‘reckless’ thugs after rubbish bins were set on fire before spreading to cars parked in a Scottish town.

Cops launched a probe after “significant damage” was caused following a pair of fires on McGrigor Road in Rosyth, near Dunfermline.

The first incident occurred between 1:40 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Wednesday June 30 and the second around 11 p.m. last night.



The pair of fires occurred on McGrigor Road in Rosyth

Fife Police are appealing for information following the two arson attacks.

Inspector Tony Rogers of the Fife Community Police said: “Fortunately, no one was injured as a result of this reckless behavior.

“In both cases, garbage cans appear to have been set on fire, which then spread to cars parked nearby and caused extensive damage.

“This type of behavior will not be tolerated in our community and I would ask anyone with information to come forward and speak to the police.

“I would also ask anyone with a dash cam or CCTV of the area to contact the officers.”

Police can be reached by calling 101 quoting incident number 3161 on Wednesday June 30 or at [email protected]

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