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Investigation after cars set alight at Falkirk estate

Merchiston Industrial Estate Image copyright Google
Image caption The vehicles were targeted at the Merchiston Industrial Estate in Bankside

Police are investigating after a number of cars were deliberately set alight at an industrial estate in Falkirk.

Firefighters were called in after vehicles were targeted at McLean's Yard at the Merchiston Industrial Estate in Bankside at about 01:20 on Tuesday.

Officers said the cost of the damage was likely to run to several thousand pounds.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and Police Scotland are conducting a joint investigation.

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