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Passer-by captures moment car goes up in flames in Collier Row

PUBLISHED: 14:30 17 January 2017 | UPDATED: 14:39 18 January 2017

The fire brigade were called after a car caught fire in Chase Cross Road, Collier Row Picture credit: Derek Higgs

The fire brigade were called after a car caught fire in Chase Cross Road, Collier Row Picture credit: Derek Higgs

Derek Higgs (submitted)

A passer-by has captured the moment a car erupted into flames this afternoon.

The fire briagde putting out the fire Picture credit: Derek Higgs The fire briagde putting out the fire Picture credit: Derek Higgs

Derek Higgs was driving along Chase Cross Road in Collier Row, when he saw a silver car go up in flames.

“I came around the corner and had to quickly turn into the bus lane because a car was blazing. The tyres started to explode so I couldn’t get too close,” he said.

The London Fire Brigade were called at 1pm today (Tuesday) and they put down the fire.

There were no injuries.

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