Residents on Bedford Road, Birkdale were awoken by a car exploding at around 2.20am this morning, within seconds the car had flames engulfed and destroyed the car, with a number of small explosions.
Merseyside Fire and Rescue attended at around 2.30am with one appliance and extinguished the fire within minutes.
Merseyside Police also attended and following their briefing from the Fire Officer in charge reported that the vehicle had been attacked by an industrial firework, and the attackers had probably made off through Bedford Park.
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