Car sets on fire in Stourbridge

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames after a car set on fire in Ham Lane, Pedmore. Pic - West Midlands Fire Service <i>(Image: West Midlands Fire Service)</i>
Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus put out the flames after a car set on fire in Ham Lane, Pedmore. Pic - West Midlands Fire Service (Image: West Midlands Fire Service)

FIRE crews were called to the rescue after a car set on fire in Stourbridge this morning (Friday December 2).

Luckily no-one was hurt in the incident which happened just after 9.15am in Ham Lane, Pedmore.

The fire is believed to have started in the engine compartment of the vehicle.

Stourbridge News: Firefighter at the scene of the blaze in Ham Lane, Pedmore. Pic - West Midlands Fire Service
Stourbridge News: Firefighter at the scene of the blaze in Ham Lane, Pedmore. Pic - West Midlands Fire Service

Firefighter at the scene of the blaze in Ham Lane, Pedmore. Pic - West Midlands Fire Service (Image: West Midlands Fire Service)

A spokesperson for West Midlands Fire Service said of the drama: “A crew from Stourbridge fire station responded at 9.16am on Friday December 2 to a vehicle on fire in Ham Lane.

“It started in the engine compartment. Fortunately, no-one was hurt.

“The fire was extinguished with a hose reel by firefighters wearing breathing apparatus, before they left the scene at around 10.45am.”

The incident saw the road closed briefly but it has since reopened.

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