Police investigate ‘deliberate’ car fire

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A fire crew from illingworth was called to Mixenden to put out what is believed to have been a deliberate car fire.

The crew was called to Ashtree Gardens at around 12.30am this morning (Sunday) to extinguish the fire in a white Vauxhall Astra.

They used breathing apparatus and one hose reel to put out the fire and left at 1.15am.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Fire Service said they suspected deliberate ignition and police are now investigating the cause of the fire.