Fire tears through Dodge Journey outside Havant Crematorium

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MYSTERY surrounds the cause of a car fire outside Havant Crematorium last night.

Havant fire station were alerted by a passer-by who saw a grey Dodge Journey was burning on Bartons Road at 11.55pm.

Crews established the fire had started in the engine compartment of the vehicle - a 2009 model - but the bonnet was missing.

Flames were put out with specialist foam equipment.

The incident was then handed over to police for further investigation.