Firefighters battle car fire in Dagenham

The car fire in Church Elm Lane. Picture by John Nevill

The car fire in Church Elm Lane. Picture by John Nevill - Credit: Archant

Fire fighters have been battling a car fire in Church Elm Lane, Dagenham.

John Nevill, who took this photo, told the Post: “A witness said a woman driving from Ford Road into Church Elm Lane suddenly jumped out of her car and it burst into flames, blocking the junction.”

It is thought the fire was caused by a petrol leak.

The road is currently closed. Did you see what happened? Call the news desk on 020 8477 3900 or email postnewsdesk@archant.co.uk.


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