Van blaze in Ripon considered deliberate, say Police

Police investigating a fire which left a van completely burntout in Ripon believe it was started deliberately.

Emergency service crews were called out to Sharow Lane

Emergency service crews were called out to Sharow Lane yesterday (Sunday, May 20) at almost 12am.

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A white transit van had been set on fire has since been recovered by North Yorkshire Police.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The vehicle was completely burnt out,and has been recovered for forensic investigation.

Enquiries into the incident are ongoing. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.