Chesterfield car fire started deliberately

A car found well alight in a field in Chesterfield is believed to have been started deliberately.

Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 8:50 am
Updated Tuesday, 5th June 2018, 8:57 am
Firefighters were on the scene

At 3.30am today, Tuesday, June 5 firefighters from Chesterfield station were called to reports of a car fire in a field off Linacre Road.

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A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said: “On arrival this incident involved a car which was well alight. Crews used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel to extinguish the fire.

“Derbyshire Police also attended as fire is believed to be a deliberate ignition.”