Investigation after car fire in Hutton

An investigation has been launched
An investigation has been launched

A car was deliberately set on fire on the driveway of a property in Hutton, say fire services.

Crews were alerted to the incident on Stanley Avenue at around 11.30pm on Monday, April 30.

Firefighters arrived to find the car well alight and spreading to neighbouring bins.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "We received a call stating that a car had been set on fire.

"On arrival the car was found to be well alight. We used two hose reels to extinguish the fire and police were in attendance.

"Fire crews put the fire out and there were no casualties."

Nobody was injured during the incident and crews spent around an hour at the incident.

A joint fire and police investigation has been launched.