Investigation launched into suspicious car fire in Blackpool

An investigation has been launched into a suspicious car fire in Blackpool, say fire services.

Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:40 am
Crews were called out to reports of a car fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.

Crews were called out to reports of the fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "The fire was in the early stages when we arrived to the car which was on a car park.

"We managed to extinguish the fire using a hose reel.

"We are treating the fire as suspicious.

"Nobody was injured."

A joint police and fire investigation has been launched to establish the cause of the fire.