Investigation underway after two cars torched in early hours of morning attack in Burnley

These shocking images show the wreckage of two cars that were burned out in Burnley in a mystery early hours of the morning blaze.

The two vehicles were set alight in Balderstone Lane last Friday morning.

Fire crews got the 999 call at 4am and they extinguished the flames using two hose reels, a saw and a hooligan tool.

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Crews were at the scene, close to Widow Hill Road, for just under an hour. A probe into the arson attacks has now begun.

This shocking image of the burned out vehicles was taken by Burnley Express news editor John Deehan

A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "We can confirm the incident has been reported to us and an investigation into the cause is underway."

A close up shot by John Deehan shows the extent of the damage to one of the burned out cars.