A CAR caught fire in Dursley last week.

The blaze started at around 5.30pm, with Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue called shortly after.

One fire engine from Dursley Fire Station was mobilised with a crew of six firefighters there just before 6pm.

On arrival they found the car well alight and two hosereels were used to extinguish the fire, with the crew also using two sets of breathing apparatus.

By 6.30pm the incident was under control.