FIREFIGHTERS were called to a large fire in a car in Bournemouth last night.

The service received numerous calls about the vehicle in Weymans Avenue around 8.50pm.

Crews from Redhill and Poole were dispatched to the scene where the car was engulfed in flames.

It was extinguished using two hose reel jets and two breathing apparatus.

Police were also called as the cause of the fire is believed to be suspicious.

A police spokesperson said that nobody was in the vehicle at the time of the incident. 

No arrests have been made.