Car catches 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.
Taranaki Daily News