A car which was destroyed by fire in Three Bridges last night (April 17) was set alight deliberately, firefighters say.
Fire crews in breathing apparatus dealt with the blaze.
A West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service representative said: “We got called at 8.30pm.
“It was one private car destroyed by fire.”
Firefighters were at the scene from 8.36pm to 9.16pm.
A statement from Sussex Police said: “At about 8.30pm on Sunday (17 April), police were called to a report of a car fire in Forge Road, Crawley.
“A silver Vauxhall Tigra sustained extensive damage and the incident is being treated as suspected deliberate ignition.
“A 40-year-old man from Crawley was arrested in connection with the incident and currently remains in custody.
“Anyone who saw what happened is asked to contact police on firstname.lastname@example.org or call 101, quoting serial 1273 of 17/04.”
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