Fire fighters were called to reports of a car on fire in Oswaldtwistle.

One fire engine and one crew from Hyndburn fire station attended the incident on Margaret Street just before midnight on Tuesday October 9.

A spokesperson for the fire service said: "At 11.58pm we were called to deal with a car on fire at the roadside on Margaret Street Oswaldtwistle.

"Firefighters used a hosereel jet to extinguish the fire and there were no casualties.

"The fire had been started deliberately and police were notified of the suspected arson."