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Investigation launched into suspicious car fire in Blackpool

Crews were called out to reports of a car fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.
Crews were called out to reports of a car fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.

An investigation has been launched into a suspicious car fire in Blackpool, say fire services.

Crews were called out to reports of the fire on Whitegate Drive at around 4am on Tuesday December 12.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "The fire was in the early stages when we arrived to the car which was on a car park.

"We managed to extinguish the fire using a hose reel.

"We are treating the fire as suspicious.

"Nobody was injured."

A joint police and fire investigation has been launched to establish the cause of the fire.