Arsonist sets car alight in Ilkeston

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An arsonist has set a car on fire in Ilkeston in the early hours of this morning (26th December).

It happened shortly after 4am and crew from Ilkeston attended the blaze.

The car - a 4x4 - was parked on the driveway of an address in the town.

Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus to put out the flames.

Police attended as it is understood it was a deliberate attack.