ARSONISTS are believed to have started a fire at some beach huts in Scarborough.

Fire crews from Scarborough and Filey were called just after 4.30am today.

A spokesman for North Yorkshire Fire Service said: "The cause of this fire is believed to be deliberate. Crews used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire."

Police and fire have returned to the scene this morning to carry out an investigation.

Station manager Tony Walker tweeted