FIRE and rescue crews were called to tackle a car fire in Gloucester.

The Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service control room received an emergency call to a car fire at Bodiam Avenue yesterday at 2.51pm. 

One fire appliance from Gloucester South Community Fire Station was despatched to the the incident. 

On arrival the fire crews tackled the blaze with one hosereel and two crew members wearing breathing apparatus. 

Crews were at the incident for approximately 30 minutes before returning to their Community Fire Station.