Watch dramatic footage of huge car fire in Southsea

THIS dramatic car fire in Southsea was caught on camera.

Friday, 20th October 2017, 4:38 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:23 pm

It happened at 2am in Castle Road, last Saturday. Local business owner Monica Barros, 23, watched as the fire took hold.

‘I was just having a cigarette as I setting up my shop for the next day when my partner started screaming “come here and see this”.

’I thought it was a fight so I didn’t hurry but then he said “call the fire brigade”.

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‘At first I didn’t know what was going on, the fire was so small and then went up so quickly. I was scared that it was going to explode.’

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service sent a fire engine to the scene though by the time they arrived the Mercedes was ‘fully lit’.

Nearby resident Ross Quency, 18,added: ‘I heard a big bang and looked out of my window. All I could see was smoke and flames.‘

The footage was taken by YouTube user Dissco McDissco.