A CAR was torched in a suspected arson attack in Keighley.

The Keighley fire crew was called to the incident in Ribble Street, off Airedale Road, early yesterday morning. (Feb 5)

A spokesman for the fire station said he and his colleagues were alerted at about 6am.

"It was a parked Volvo, which was well alight by the time we arrived," he said.

"There was also some heat damage to a window of a neighbouring property.

"It took about 30 minutes to put the fire out. One hose reel and breathing apparatus was used."

He said the police were also at the scene, adding it was believed the fire had been started deliberately.