Car catches fire in Peterborough street

The fire. Pic: Angela Cavill-Burch
The fire. Pic: Angela Cavill-Burch
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A car caught fire in a Peterborough street in the early hours of this morning.

A fire crew from Stanground was called to a car fire in Eagle Way, Hampton Vale at 1.10am.

The blaze was seen by Angela Cavill-Burch, who captured the flames on camera.

Crews spent more than an hour tackling the fire, and returned to their stations by 2.30am.

A Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “The cause of the fire was accidental, by mechanical.”