Flames burst from taxi in Havant

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FLAMES burst out of a taxi’s engine after it caught fire.

The blaze happened as the unsuspecting driver was driving along in Bartons Road, Havant, on Saturday night.

Firefighters from Havant fire station tackled the fire in the estate car’s engine compartment at around 10.30pm.

One pump attended the incident.

The cause of the fire is unknown.