A VAN has been completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack near Langport.

Firefighters were called out to Midelney Road in Drayton, Langport at 5.15pm yesterday evening (Tuesday, January 30).

The incident involved a Ford Connect Van which had been completely destroyed in the blaze.

Somerset County Gazette:

Crews extinguished the fire using hose reel jets and breathing apparatus and used a thermal imaginig camera to check for hotspots.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue confirmed that the cause of the fire was believed to have been deliberate.

Anyone who saw anything suspicious is asked to call the police on 101 and use the log number 840 from January 30.