Probe into seafront fire

Police outside student accommodation in Stanhope Road, Portsmouth on Friday Picture Ben Fishwick

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AN INVESTIGATION is under way after a car was destroyed by fire.

Six firefighters from Hayling Island went to tackle the blaze at the back of Beachlands, Seafront, on Hayling Island.

Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus and one hose was used to put out the fire.

The 999 call was received at 22.40pm last night and the fire was out by 11.20pm. A fire investigation will try to work out if they cause was malicious.