PICTURES: Fire engulfs car outside Plymouth petrol station
A CAR burst into flames just yards from a busy Plymouth petrol station yesterday afternoon.
These dramatic images show the maroon Toyota Corolla with flames pouring from it and black smoke billowing up.
It happened just outside the Texaco garage in Forder Valley Road, Crownhill, shortly after midday.
The car appears to have been veering into the lane for the fuel garage when it burst into flames.
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A fire crew from Crownhill rushed to the scene and quickly brought the blaze under control before it managed to ignite any petrol fumes nearby.
Finding the car well alight, the crew used breathing apparatus and a hose to kill the flames.
The car was severely damaged by fire but nobody was injured.