Car engulfed in flames at Telford retail park - with video

By Rory Smith | Telford | News | Published:

A shopper's car was engulfed in flames on a Telford car park.

The car on fire at Forge Retail Park

The grey Volkswagen caught alight at Forge Retail Park.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hosereel jet to extinguish the hatchback that was parked outside B&M.

Sam Toyne captures the blaze on video:

Car blaze on Telford retail park

It is believed to have been caused by an electrical fault.

Fire crews were sent to the fire just before 7pm on Thursday and managed to stop it spreading to other vehicles or the nearby buildings.

No one is believed to have been hurt in the fire, which was out within 15 minutes of the fire service being called.

Rory Smith

By Rory Smith
Reporter - @rorysmith_star

Senior reporter based at the Shropshire Star's head office in Ketley, Telford.

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