Lucky escape for driver after car is engulfed by flames on A47

The car fire on the A47

The car fire on the A47

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The driver of this car had a lucky escape after it burst into flames on the A47 in Peterborough.

One crew from Stanground and one crew from Dogsthorpe were called to the blaze near Upton on Saturday, December 12, at 3.10pm.

The car fire on the A47

The car fire on the A47

Firefighters arrived to find a car on fire. Wearing breathing apparatus they extinguished the fire using a hose reel.

The man driving the car was uninjured.

The cause of the fire was accidental.