Car blaze at allotment

A CAR was completely destroyed after being burned out at an allotment site.

A crew from Peterlee Fire Station was called to allotments near Paradise Gardens, in Easington Colliery, where a Peugeot 106 was well alight.

The incident took place at 3.30am on Saturday and firefighters spent half an hour at the scene.

Fire chiefs said police arrived on the scene as they were leaving and the blaze is under investigation.