Car torched in Alfreton

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A CAR fire in Alfreton is being treated as arson.

Firefighters from Alfreton Fire Station were called to reports of a burning vehicle in Southcroft at 5am on Saturday morning.

When crews arrived at the scene the car was well alight. Two breathing apparatus kits and one hose reel jet were used to douse the flames.

The blaze was completely put out by 5.40am.

Police were in attendance and it is believed the car was torched deliberately.