The cause of an early morning fire that damaged a tow truck parked in the City of Hamilton this morning is now under investigation.

Firefighters responded to the report of a vehicle fire at 6:20am at the junction of King and Elliot Streets.

A spokesperson said: “One appliance responded from Hamilton Fire Station with a total of four firefighters.

“Upon arrival, firefighters found a tow truck with the cab of the vehicle fully involved in fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries. The cause of the fire is presently under investigation.”