AN abandoned vehicle was deliberately set alight on a foot path in Barnstaple overnight, according to the fire service.
Fire crews from the town were called to Westacott Meadow shortly after midnight after receiving several calls reporting the fire.
Upon arrival firefighters found the vehicle well alight on a footpath behind properties in Westacott Meadow.
Crews used one hose reel jet to extinguish the blaze, which completely destroyed the vehicle.
Police also attended the incident and the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate.