Three vehicles were deliberately set on fire, in an act of arson in the Gouldsbrook View area of the town. One fire engine from Crewkerne Fire Station responded to reports of a fire, at around 01:58 hrs on September 12th. On arrival at the scene, the fire crew confirmed that three vehicles were well alight, along with approximately 18 feet of fence panels. The fire was extinguished using two breathing apparatus wearers, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera. One of the vehicles sustained 95% fire damage, the second vehicle 25% and the the third vehicle 75% damage. Police were informed of the incident and the duty of care was left with the owners of the fire damaged vehicles.