FIREFIGHTERS were called to a vehicle fire which is suspected to be arson. 

Crews from Worcester Fire Station attended the fire in Portefields Road, Tolladine, Worcester, at 9.28pm on Sunday (December 3). 

The fire was out on arrival but the small vehicle was checked over using a thermal imaging camera. 

A Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "Police were requested to attend as the fire was believed to have been deliberately started."

Firefighters left the scene at 11pm. 

A West Mercia Police spokesperson said: "The fire is being treated as arson and officers are now investigating."