£100,000 CLASSIC CAR COLLECTION TORCHED
Beetle, MX-5 and Ford Thames van among 15 vehicles destroyed in ‘suspicious’ fire at unit
M ore than £100,000 worth of classic cars have been obliterated in a fire in Scotland being treated as suspicious by police. The collection of 15 vehicles - including a Volkswagen Beetle, Citroën CX Familiale and a Ford Thames van were all destroyed in the blaze at an industrial unit in North Berwick.
Police Scotland says it hasn’t ruled out arson as the cause, and is appealing for information. The owner of the units, Keith ChalmersWatson, says: ‘ We plan to rebuild, but the costs will run into many thousands of pounds.’