Fire fighters had an early callout this morning to find vehicle near Bideford well alight.

Fire fighters were called out to a car fire in Parkham near Bideford in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday).

When a crew from Bideford arrived at 2.22am they found the vehicle well alight.

Fire fighters extinguished the blaze using a compressed air foam jet and a hose reel jet.

The car was completely destroyed, and fire fighters believe the fire was started deliberately.