A CAR was completely destroyed in an arson attack in the early hours of this morning (Thursday, December 6).

Firefighters from Taunton were called out at 2.45am to Bramble Park in Taunton where they found the vehicle already well alight.

The crew swiftly got to work and extinguished the blaze, but the car was completely destroyed in the fire.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue confirmed that the cause of the fire was deliberate and that police had been informed.