A car was destroyed in fire started deliberately in Brixham late last night, Wednesday 10th July.
2 Fire engines from Brixham were mobilised to the incident in St Marys Road at around 10.20pm.
Devon and Somerset Fire and rescue service said on their website: “On arrival, crews confirmed this was a car, well alight, which had spread to trees and bushes outside the property.
“The fire was extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus wearers, 1 hose reel jet, 1 safety jet, small tools and a thermal imaging camera. Environmental packs were used to stop a running fuel fire from entering nearby drains.
“The Police also attended the incident due to the suspicious nature of the fire.
“The vehicle was 100% destroyed and the cause is believed to be deliberate,”
The car, mini cooper belonged to the husband of a local charity boss.
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