Resident tackles car blaze outside their home

A resident has tackled a suspected stolen vehicle blaze after the car was dumped and set alight outside their home.

Friday, 28th December 2018, 1:28 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:50 am
A Wigan fire crew was called to the fire at around noon today

Wigan fire crews were called to the car fire on the Medway Place cul-de-sac shortly after noon, where a resident had already put out the fire.

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The car, a white Peugeot van was reported as stolen to police after crews rid the van of its seats, which were still emitting smoke caused by the fire.

No injuries were caused as a result of the fire, which took crews less than an hour to secure and make safe.