Three buses alight in suspected arson in Devon

Police have launched an arson investigation after three buses were destroyed in an early morning fire.

Officers were called to the Paignton bus station in Devon shortly before 4.30am today after residents reported hearing a loud explosion on Great Western Road, a Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said.

Two double-decker buses and one single-decker bus have been destroyed in the blaze, with an estimated damage cost of around £120,000.