Farmer helps put out Wingerworth car fire

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This dramatic picture was taken by passing motorist Roland Hatton when he saw a car on fire in Wingerworth.

The incident happened shortly after noon yesterday (Wednesday, December 10) on Hill Houses Lane and involved one car on the roadway.

A farmer sprang into action to help tackle the blaze and firefighters from Clay Cross used one hose reel jet and one breathing apparatus to extinguish it.

The fire was out by 12.33pm.