Police probe suspected arson attack on car

Fire crews extinguish car blaze
Fire crews extinguish car blaze
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Arsonists have destroyed a car left parked on a Nelson street.

Firefighters from the town used a hosereel jet to extinguish the blaze on the vehicle parked in Fir Street and reported the suspected arson to the police. The incident happened just before 8-30am this morning (Sunday).

A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue said: "A car parked at the roadside had been deliberately set alight. There were no casualties."