Southbourne house damaged by bike fire

The outside of a house damaged in an arson attack in Southbourne
The outside of a house damaged in an arson attack in Southbourne

A MOTORBIKE was destroyed by fire and a house was damaged when arsonists struck in Southbourne today (Tuesday, May 21).

The bike was parked outside a house in Main Road, Southbourne, when the incident took place.

Firefighters from Emsworth were called to the blaze shortly after 3am on Tuesday.

The fire also affected the front window and eves of the house it was parked outside and a neighbouring property.

A West Sussex Fire and Rescue spokeswoman said the fire was started deliberately.