Video: Car destroyed by fire on residential Timperley street

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Firefighters were called to a Timperley street last night after a car was set alight.

The incident happened on Perry Road shortly before 11pm.

Video from the scene shows a white car well ablaze close to houses on the residential street as alarmed locals called the emergency services.

The car fully ablaze on Perry Road in Timperley

It’s not yet clear what caused the fire.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) said one fire engine from Stretford attended and were at the scene for around an hour.

The spokesperson said: “Just before 11pm last night (Wednesday 29 September) we received the first of several reports about a vehicle fire on Perry Road, Timperley.

Watch video of the car ablaze

“One fire engine from Stretford quickly attended the scene, where firefighters found a car well alight. The crew used one breathing apparatus and two hose reels to extinguish the blaze and make the area safe.

“Firefighters spoke to local residents and liaised with colleagues from Greater Manchester Police at the scene, and were in attendance for around an hour.”

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said that no arrests had been made and that enquiries were “ongoing” to establish the fire’s cause.

The spokesperson said: “Officers attended along with the fire service. No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact 101, quoting log 3004 of the 29th September 2021.

“Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

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