Crews deal with garage car blaze

A POTENTIAL disaster was averted at a petrol filling station when flames started coming out of a car’s engine.

Firefighters swiftly dealt with the incident at an Esso garage in Bury St Edmunds on Saturday evening - preventing the fire from reacting to nearby fuel.

Flames began shooting out of a car at the Tollgate Lane filling station at just after 6.15pm.

Two crews from Bury St Edmunds Fire Station used a hose reel to extinguish the fire, which was described as small.

They made the scene safe before leaving the garage at 6.27pm.

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