Somercotes car fire mystery

Firefighters were called to a burning car in Somercotes in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

The alarm was raised at 1.15am on Birchwood Lane, where a blue Volkswagon Polo was ablaze.

It was blocking the access to Babylon Farm and a crew from Alfreton used hose pipes to put out the flames and the fire was out by 1.40am.

Police say they don’t know how the car got there.