POLICE have launched an investigation after a car was destroyed in a fire.
The incident happened in Durham Road, Sunderland, in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The VW Golf, which was parked on a driveway, was severely damaged in the blaze and an investigation is now under way.
The blaze was reported shortly after midnight with the fire brigade attending.
No one was injured in the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Northumbria Police by calling 101.