go

Fire breaks out in dashboard of car in Tilehurst

Four people treated for smoke inhalation

Jane Meredith

Reporter:

Jane Meredith

Contact:

01635 886637

49-0106p-Young-Firefighters

Four people had a lucky escape in Tilehurst yesterday (Tuesday) evening, after an electrical fire broke out in a car dashboard.

Two pumps from Dee Road Fire Station in Tilehurst were called at 6.30pm to Tilehurst Road, after a fire broke out in the dashboard on the driver's side.

Four people were treated at the scene for smoke inhalation by firefighters.

Firefighters extinguished the fire with a hosereel before leaving the scene at 7.30pm.

The cause was put down to an electrical fault.

The road was partially closed during the incident.

Leave your comment

Share your opinions on Newbury Weekly News

Characters left: 1000

News

Firefighters tackle Calcot garage fire
News

Firefighters tackle Calcot garage fire

Neighbouring house evacuated

 
Thatcham resident's views to be sought on future of town library
Thatcham

Thatcham library funding decision on hold

Town council delays committing to £24,480 spend until budget has been set

 
News

West Berkshire Council makes £1.5million in parking profits

2comments

 
News

Major planning applications for West Berkshire up for debate

 
News

Kintbury level crossing closed tonight