FIREFIGHTERS attended a car fire in Peterlee in the early hours of this morning.

The incident took place just before 1am in the Severn Close area.

Fire crews from Peterlee station used a hose reel to extinguish the flames.

Crews left the scene at 1.25am this morning.

A Police spokesperson said: “Police were called to a car fire in Severn Close, Peterlee, at 1.10am today, June 18.

“Investigations are ongoing but if you have any CCTV or witnessed the incident call the police on 101 quoting incident number 24 of June 18.”