Wed, 16 Dec 2015
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.