Police investigation underway after early morning car fire

One fire crew attended the fire

One fire crew attended the fire - Credit: sub

Police are investigating the cause of a fire after two cars were found alight, bonnet to bonnet this morning.

The incident took place on Central Park Road near the junction of Bartle Avenue in East Ham.

Police are questioning the owner of one vehicle and are trying to locate the owner of the other.

A fire engine was called to the scene at 04.50am and spent 45 minutes using two high-pressured hoses to extinguish the fire and stop it spreading to neighbouring houses.

Nobody was hurt.