Car catches fire on Carrington St

03:00, Sep 03 2012
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Car fire on Carrington St

Firefighters were called after flames began leaping from under a car's bonnet on New Plymouth's Carrington St this morning.

The car fire, near the intersection with Pendarves St, was reported at 11.45am.

A neighbour, dressed in a bathrobe, attempted to put out the blaze with an extiguisher before firefighters arrived but was unsuccessful.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze an inspection of the vehicle, to establish the cause, began.

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