Firefighters were called to Acton Street, Stoke-on-Trent, at 4.50am this morning (Thursday 8 September) following reports of a car fire.
A crew from Hanley attended as did Staffordshire Police.
On arrival, the crew found a silver Fiat van well-alight.
One breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet was used to extinguish the fire.
No one was injured.
The cause of the fire was deemed to be a deliberate ignition.
The crew left the scene just before 7.15am.
The incident has been left with police.