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Car fire at Duke of York's roundabout in Dover

The driver and passengers of a car escaped injury after their car burst into flames.

The car caught light near the Duke of York's roundabout in Castle Hill Road, Dover this morning.

Crews from Dover were called to the blaze at about 10.30am.

Car bursts into flames from Kent_999s
Car bursts into flames from Kent_999s
Firefighters put out car fire
Firefighters put out car fire

The vehicle had caught alight due to a possible electrical fault.

The occupants of the vehicle had pulled over before it burst into flames and no one was hurt.

Firefighter Jim Donaldson said: "It was outside the Sea Scouts hut, there was a car alight. 

"The occupants of the car was in it and was driving, they pulled up at the side of the road and the car burst into flames."

Car fire between Duke of York's roundabout and Dover Castle
Car fire between Duke of York's roundabout and Dover Castle

Crews used a hose reel jet to put out the fire.

Police were also called to the scene to ensure the vehicle was not causing an obstruction.

It is now in the process of being recovered.

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