Car destroyed by fire

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  • by A spokesman for Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service said: “The gentleman had been driving along and noticed smoke in his rear view mirror. “He pulled over, went to open the bonnet, and a lot of smoke was issuing from the top of the engine. “A fire has then spread, destroying the car, which is a real shame because it was in very good condition.” The driver was not injured and firefighters spent an hour at the scene making sure the fire was completely out.

A BMW has been destroyed in motorway blaze.

Firefighters from Chorley were called to the hard shoulder of the M61 southbound between junctions 6 at Horwich and 8 at Whittle-le-Woods at 7pm on Tuesday, after the driver of the 7 Series noticed smoke.




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