Police probe suspected arson attack

Police are looking into an arson attack in the early hours of the morning in Nelson.
Police are looking into an arson attack in the early hours of the morning in Nelson.
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Police are investigating a suspected arson attack on a car in Nelson.

It s believed the fire in the engine compartment of the vehicle was set alight on purpose at around 2-10am on Saturday in Regent Street.

Fire crews from Nelson were called to the scene and extinguished the flames using a hosereel, The car was parked on the driveway of a home.

Lighting equipment was also necessary to assist the crews.