Durrington car fire was arson

A FIRE which destroyed a car and a nearby hedge row has been confirmed as arson.

Firefighters were called to Cotswold Road, in Durrington, at around 2.45am today (Friday, September 9) following reports of a car fire.

The crew from Worthing were at the scene for half an hour and had to use two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and a powder extinguisher to tackle the blaze.

The fire is now being investigated by police.