Crews tackle car blaze

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A car caught fire in St Helens in the early of last Thursday (October 10).

Firefighters from Newton-le-Willows Fire Station were called to Hignett Avenue, near McMinnis Avenue in Parr, shortly before 12.30am.

They used two hoses to extinguish the flames and took just over half an hour to put out the blaze.

The fire is thought to have started in the engine compartment.