Vehicle set on fire in Matlock

Fire engine
Fire engine

Firefighters from Matlock were called into action after a 4x4 vehicle was set on fire.

At 11.23pm last night (Monday), crews were called to Sunnyside Terrace, Matlock, after numerous reports that the vehicle was “well alight”.

Upon arrival, crews confirmed this was the case and used breathing apparatus and two hose-reel jets to extinguish the blaze. Police were called to the incident at 11.41 to manage traffic.

It is believed that the fire was started deliberately.