Police are investigating an alleged arson after a car was set alight on a driveway.
Police and the fire service were called to Long Moss Meadows in New Longton at around 11.30pm last night.
They discovered that a car was on fire and the fire service believe that someone had deliberately torched the car.
A spokesman for the fire service said: “The car was on fire on the drive. We believe it had been deliberately set alight.
“No one was injured.”
And a spokesman for Lancashire police confirmed they were treating it as an arson.
They said: “We will be looking into it, it is down in the log as an arson.
“We would appeal for anyone with any information to get in touch with us by calling: 101 and quoting log number 1640 of July, 29.”