Fire crews were called to Dashpers on Brixham in the early hours of this morning to a vehicle on fire.
A 4×4 vehicle was destroyed in the 4am blaze.
A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset fire service said:
“Upon arrival crews confirmed one four by four vehicle well alight which they set to work extinguishing using breathing apparatus, small tools and a hose reel jet.
“Police and Ambulance were requested to attend due to suspected arson and also a male suffering from mild burns and smoke inhalation.”
The cause of the fire was established as deliberate.