Police investigating “suspicious” Burnley car blaze

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POLICE have launched an investigation after a car was torched in a remote Burnley road last night.

Firefighters were called to the blaze in Crown Point Road at 10 p.m. last night after a passer-by called 999.

The Vauxhall Zafira was well ablaze when fire crews arrived but the flames were quickly extinguished.

The fire, which started in the passenger side of the vehicle, is being treated as suspicious.