AN investigation is underway after a suspected arson attack on a car in Hyndburn last night.

Fire crews from Hyndburn and Blackburn stations were called out to Prospect Street, Great Harwood, around 7.40pm.

Firefighters found an Audi car, well alight, parked close to a building.

A Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "They quickly extinguished the fire and an investigation into the cause is now underway alongside the police."

The building was not affected by the blaze but the vehicle was wrecked.