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Car bursts into flames blocking West Bromwich road

A car burst into flames along a busy road after an electrical fault.

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The aftermath of the blaze. Photo: West Bromwich Fire Station

Fire fighters were called to Brandon Way, West Bromwich, after the fire broke out under the bonnet of a silver BMW.

A total of three fire fighters used a hose reel to put out the flames.

Brandon Way was closed for a short period while the crew dealt with the blaze at 8pm on Friday.

They left the scene at 8.43pm.

Tweeting about the incident, @WestBromFire said: "Car fire on Brandon Way. Caused by an electrical fault.

"Road closed for a short while.

"Ensure your cars are well maintained over the winter period."