TWO arrests have been made after a car was on fire next to a family's home in Farnworth.

Fire crews were called to Daisy Avenue at 12.30am on Sunday where they found flames issuing from the front of a blue Ford Focus.

Police arrested a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of arson. He has since been released under investigation.

A 28-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of arson and remains in custody for questioning.