Ferrari bursts into flames on rural road near Wickham

The driver of a vintage Ferrari had a lucky escape after his car burnt more than rubber – bursting into flames near Wickham.

Tuesday, 14th May 2019, 6:00 pm
Updated Tuesday, 14th May 2019, 8:50 pm

The sportscar was irreparably damaged by the blaze in Hundred Acres Road, which required two crews from Wickham and Fareham stations to control.

A statement from Wickham Fire Station said only one ‘rather precious vehicle’ was involved in the incident.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said: ‘The driver escaped unhurt.

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The Ferrari on fire in Hundred Acres Road. Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue
The Ferrari on fire in Hundred Acres Road. Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue

‘We were called at 4:11pm and the fire was out by 5:21pm.

‘The scene was left with the police.’

The incident occured on Friday May 10.

The Ferrari on fire in Hundred Acres Road. Picture: Hampshire Fire and Rescue
The Ferrari on fire in Hundred Acres Road.