Major road closed after car fire

Part of a major road in Preston was closed on Monday after a car caught fire.

Monday, 14th March 2016, 11:08 am
Updated Monday, 14th March 2016, 1:26 pm
Car fire outside the Black Bull pub on Garstang Road in Fulwood

Emergency services were called to Garstang Road in Fulwood, near Black Bull Lane, after the fire broke out at about 11.30am.

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The car was “well alight” at the road side, and fire crews from Preston used a hose reel jet to tackle the blaze.

Nobody was hurt, and the fire was thought to have begun in the engine compartment.