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Lamborghini and Rolls-Royce destroyed in suspected arson at commercial unit

The Lamborghini was completely destroyed in the fire. Credit: WMFS Highgate/Twitter

A Lamborghini and a Rolls-Royce have been wrecked in a suspected arson attack on a workshop.

The luxury cars, worth hundreds of thousands of pounds, were left damaged and smoke-blackened by the blaze.

Pictures of the previously metallic orange Lamborghini and what appeared to be a silver Rolls-Royce Phantom were posted on social media by fire crews.

The fire happened at around 12.36am last night when crews were called to the blaze at a commercial unit in Birmingham.

This car, that appeared to be a silver Rolls-Royce Phantom, was gutted in the blaze. Credit: WMFS Highgate/Twitter

Officers from West Midlands Police launched an arson inquiry after being called to the scene in Heath Mill Lane, Digbeth, by the fire brigade.

A force spokesman said: "It's being treated as arson and a police investigation has been launched."

At its height there were eight crews using breathing gear and water jets to fight the fire, which was eventually brought under control shortly before 3am. There were no reports of any injuries.

Posting pictures of the badly damaged cars on Twitter, crews from the city's Highgate station said: "Good stop. Couldn't save the £330,000 Lamborghini or the Rolls though!".