Firefighters put out a car fire in Bideford during the early hours of this morning (Sunday).

The crew attended Hawthorns Park at around 4am after receiving a number of calls about the blaze.

On arrival the car was well alight and the firefighters got to work extinguishing the flames using one hose reel jet and a covering jet.

The car was 80 per cent destroyed and the fire also caused some damage to a nearby vehicle.

Police also attended the incident.