Car fire in Preston sparks emergency call out

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A car was destroyed in an overnight blaze in Preston, say firefighters.

Crews from Penwortham were called out following a 999 call to the incident on Clifton Street at around 2am on Friday July 20.

Crew Manager Scott Harris said: "We were called out to a vehicle on fire on the road.

"When we got to the car we found it was well alight.

"Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire which destroyed the front of the car.

"The cause is still under investigation."

Nobody was injured in the incident.