Police ask for public’s help to share information following wilful fire-raising incident in Livingston


Police in West Lothian are appealing for information following a wilful fire-raising in Livingston.

The incident happened around 5pm on Thursday, 23 April, at the Bellway new homes development, Houston Road, in the Eliburn area of the town.

The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and no one was injured.

Detective Constable John Irvine, of Livingston CID, said: “Thankfully no one was injured but damage amounting to tens of thousands of pounds was caused to a property.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have seen anything suspicious before or after the incident to get in touch. If you have information please call Police Scotland on 101, quoting incident number 2707 of Thursday, 23 April, or contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”