Firefighters tackle ‘deliberate’ car fire in Stevenage

The car on fire in Stevenage's Inskip Crescent yesterday evening.

The car on fire in Stevenage's Inskip Crescent yesterday evening. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters rushed to the scene of a car fire in Stevenage last night – and police believe the blaze was started deliberately.

Emergency crews were called to Inskip Crescent at about 7pm. Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hosereel to tackle the blaze.

A police spokeswoman said: “The fire is deemed to have been started deliberately and investigations into the incident are continuing.”

Anyone with information should call the police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.