Car blaze drama in Chorley pub car park

Crews were called to a car fire in Chorley at around 8am this morning (4 January 2017) after a taxi driver reported smoke coming from the bonnet of his car.

Wednesday, 4th January 2017, 10:31 am
Updated Monday, 9th January 2017, 12:45 pm
Fire services tackled the blaze in Chorley with a hose-reel

Firefighters arrived to find the car well alight on the car park behind the Bootleggers pub in George Street.

The blaze was extinguished using a hose-reel.

Crew Manager Ian Turnbull said: It's worth making sure that your car is serviced regularly. Often, outstanding engine problems can be picked up during routine maintenance by a qualified mechanic."

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The car was well alight when crews attended the scene in Chorley

No injuries were reported.

The car was well alight when crews attended the scene in Chorley