VIDEO: Car fire in Horsham

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Emergency services were called to reports of a car on fire at a home in Horsham today (Tuesday December 16).

Crews from Horsham and Crawley attended the incident in Pollards Drive, off Harwood Road, just after 11am this morning.

JPCT 161214 S14510234x Pollards Drive, Horsham. Car fire -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-141216-122643001

JPCT 161214 S14510234x Pollards Drive, Horsham. Car fire -photo by Steve Cobb SUS-141216-122643001

Firefighters extinguished the flames using two hose reels and two sets of breathing apparatus.

Steve Blackaby, watch manager at Blue Watch Horsham, said a crew from Crawley were called down to assisted with the fire as it was threatening to spread to the owners garage.

He said: “Once they get going they really get going. It was just one of those things really.”

Mr Blackaby added that he believed the fire was accidental.