Firework yobs set fire to vehicle

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YOBS threw fireworks inside a car and set them alight outside a house in St Helens.

The offenders had smashed the rear window of a Vauxhall Corsa, parked in Scholes Lane, Whiston, and placed the fireworks on the seat, before lighting them.

The fire caused damage to the interior of the vehicle, which was parked around five mtres away from the owner’s property.

Fire crews and the police are now investigating the incident which happened at 1.30am on Sunday.

Despite the severity, no-one from either the crew or neearby was injured.