Balfour Road car fire on Christmas Day

A car caught fire in the early hours of Christmas Day in Balfour Road, Ilford.

No one was injured by the blaze, but it is not known what started the fire.

A possible arson attack has not yet been ruled out.

One fire crew attended the scene after being called out at 3:46am.

Did you see the fire? Call the news desk on 02084773825 or email

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