CREWS tackled a 'deliberate' vehicle fire in Frome during the early hours of this morning (February 21).

One fire engine from Frome attended the incident on Selwood Road at 3.23am.

The fire spread to a second vehicle, and nearly to a third and a building.

"One fire appliance from Frome attended a vehicle on fire, spreading to a second vehicle," said a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue spokesperson.

"Crews arrived and requested assistance from a second appliance from Frome for personnel and water supplies.

"The fire was in close proximity to a third vehicle and a building.

"Crews used one hose reel jet and one main jet to put the fire out, which was believed to be deliberate ignition."