Car blaze treated as arson

A car fire is being treated as arson by brigade chiefs.

Sunday, 9th September 2018, 7:54 pm
Updated Sunday, 9th September 2018, 7:56 pm
Hartlepool firefighters dealt with the incident

The vehicle was found on fire in a ditch on Brierton Lane, Hartlepool, near a quarry at 7.10am today.

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One crew from Hartlepool Community Fire Station attended the call.

Crew manager Brookes said: "The car was well alight when we got there. We believe it was deliberate."

It is believed the vehicle was an Audi TT.