THE home of Celtic supremo Peter Lawwell was 'firebombed' in the early hours of this morning.

Thugs targeted motors parked in the driveway of the Hoops chief executive causing the inferno to spread to his house to the south of Glasgow. 

It's understood around 40 firefighters were scrambled to the Peel Road property, in Thortonhall, at around 1am. 

No one was hurt in the blaze but emergency crews remain on the scene this morning. 

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A spokesman for Celtic said: “Clearly, Peter’s family are extremely shaken and shocked by these terrible events, but thankfully all are safe.

“Peter and his family will of course receive the full support and care of everyone at the club.”

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A Police Scotland spokesman said:  “Around 1am on Wednesday, May 19, officers were called to a report of vehicles on fire outside a house on Peel Road, Thorntonhall.

“No one was injured and officers are currently working with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 1.02am on Wednesday, May 19 to reports of a car on fire outside a dwelling on Peel Road, Thorntonhall, Glasgow.

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“Operations Control mobilised eight appliances to the scene to extinguish the fire, which was affecting a number of cars as well as the detached two-storey property.

“There are no reported casualties.

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“Crews remain in attendance.”

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