A VEHICLE was almost completely destroyed in a suspected arson attack shortly before midnight last night (Sunday).

Firefighters were sent to the incident at Clavelshay, near North Petherton, at 11.58pm.

On arrival, the crew from Bridgwater found the vehicle well alight.

After the fire was out, a Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Services spokesman said: "The vehicle was severely damaged by fire and the cause was believed to be deliberate."