POLICE and fire are investigating after a Porsche 911 was deliberately set alight in a driveway in Merley on Thursday night.

The vehicle was totally destroyed and a second car was badly damaged.

The incident happened at around 10pm last night in Montacute Way where the Porsche was parked under a car port, which was also partially damaged.

Two fire crews from Wimborne attended. Both police and fire said it was being treated as arson.

Any witnesses are asked to call police on 101.