Early morning car fire in Chesterfield was arson attack, say firefighters

A car fire that broke out in the early hours in Chesterfield is believed to have been started deliberately, say firefighters.

Wednesday, 28th August 2019, 10:35 am
Wardgate Way in Chesterfield. Pic: Google Images.

A crew from Chesterfield received a call at around 3.31am this morning (Wednesday, August 28) and arrived on Wardgate Way, Holme Hall where they found a car 'well alight'.

They used two breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.

A spokesman for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue said: "Derbyshire Police were informed as this was believed to have been a deliberate ignition."

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Wardgate Way in Chesterfield. Pic: Google Images.