Car fire in resort

Fire in Wilton Road Hartlepool.
Fire in Wilton Road Hartlepool.

Firefighters from Morecambe used a hosereel jet to extinguish a fire in the passenger compartment of a car at the side of Westminster Road in the resort.

The blaze is believed to have been started deliberately at 8.34pm on Friday night, and police were notified.

There were no casualties.

The investigation is ongoing.