Car catches alight in Smallford

A fire broke out in the engine compartment of a car in Smallford.

A fire broke out in the engine compartment of a car in Smallford. - Credit: Archant

Firefighters from St Albans were called to a fire in a car in Smallford.

Smoke was issuing from the engine compartment of the car in Smallford Lane at 2.05pm today.

The crew used one hose reel to extinguish the flames.

The fire was deemed to be accidental and the firefighters left the scene at 2.19pm.