Investigation launched after eight vehicles set alight in early hours

The fires were extinguished and no one was injured as a result of the blaze.

Police investigation under way after eight vehicles set alight in early hours in Penilee area of Glasgow Google Maps

Eight vehicles were set alight in the early hours of Thursday morning at separate addresses in Glasgow.

Shortly before 4.30am on the morning of Thursday, January 26, emergency services were called to reports of vehicles on fire in the Penilee area of the city.

Police Scotland said that they received reports of eight vehicles set on fire at separate addresses and are carrying out enquiries in the area.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) said it was alerted around 4.22am to reports of a car on fire at Penneld Road, Glasgow.

An SFRS spokesperson added: “Operations Control immediately mobilised one appliance to the scene and firefighters extinguished the fire.

“There were no reported casualties and crews left the scene after ensuring the area was made safe.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Officers are carrying out enquiries in the area and would appeal to anyone who has any information regarding these incidents to contact Govan Police Office through 101 with reference 0382 of January 26.

“Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111, where anonymity can be maintained.”