Man escapes as car catches fire in Havant

The car on fire in Penner Road, Havant
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A man escaped unharmed from a car which caught fire in Havant today.

Havant firefighters received a call at 9.20am and were sent to Penner Road where a Ford Focus was on fire near the Southern Electric offices.

The fire service said a middle-aged man who was in the car when it caught fire was able to get out unharmed.

The blaze was quickly put out with a jet hose and electrical goods in the boot of the car were saved from damage by firefighters

The incident is being treated as accidental.