Car goes up in flames in Oundle road

Firefighters were called to the blaze in Barnwell Road, Oundle
Firefighters were called to the blaze in Barnwell Road, Oundle

Emergency services were called after a car was engulfed in flames in a country road.

Graham Barker captured these dramatic pictures of the blaze in Barnwell Road, Oundle, at about 4.55pm yesterday (Sunday).

Graham Barker took these pictures of the fire in Oundle

Graham Barker took these pictures of the fire in Oundle

Firefighters from Corby brought the fire under control with assistance from Northamptonshire Police, who were called to help with the traffic.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental.

A police spokesman said the county council’s Street Doctor service had also been called out to repair some damage to the road but the area was clear again by the evening.