Police investigating a fire which left a van completely burntout in Ripon believe it was started deliberately.
Emergency service crews were called out to Sharow Lane yesterday (Sunday, May 20) at almost 12am.
A white transit van had been set on fire has since been recovered by North Yorkshire Police.
A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The vehicle was completely burnt out,and has been recovered for forensic investigation.
Enquiries into the incident are ongoing. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately.