A car went on fire near a house in Ardleigh, Mullingar, yesterday, Tuesday, morning.
The fire spread to the house and caused considerable damage.
It is understood that a parent had just returned from the school run, and had parked at the house, when a fire started in the car.
It quickly spread to the house.
Nobody was injured in the incident.
Neighbours assisted the occupants in getting out of the house, and when the Fire Service arrived, the blaze was quickly extinguished.
The car was extensively damaged.