PICTURES: Car ‘completely destroyed’ in M27 blaze

Picture: @mehball/Twitter
Picture: @mehball/Twitter
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A car was ‘completely destroyed’ after it caught alight next to a M27 slip lane.

Firefighters battled to control the blaze after it started near the entry road at Junction 5 at Eastleigh shortly after 10pm last night.

Picture: @mehball/Twitter

Picture: @mehball/Twitter

Twitter user @mehball posted pictures online of the fire.

A Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said a crew from St Marys used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to put out the fire, but the car was completely destroyed.

The fire was out shortly after 10.30pm.