A vehicle was severely damaged after being deliberately set alight near South Molton yesterday (Sunday, August 11).

Firefighters from South Molton and Barnstaple attended the scene at Filleigh at around 3pm when they found the car on its roof in the road.

Crews confirmed the vehicle was well alight and extinguished the blaze using one hose reel jet.

Two thermal imaging cameras were also used at the incident. The cause was deemed as deliberate ignition, and the vehicle was severely damaged.