These pictures and video show the moment a car caught fire near a DIY store.

Emergency services were called to Kimpton Park Way, near Wickes, just after 4pm yesterday afternoon and firefighters spent about 30 minutes putting the fire out.

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The incident caused traffic congestion as police blocked off the road while the blaze was being dealt with.

A police spokesman said the car was being transferred from a workshop by a mechanic when it burst into flames.

Anyone who has any information about the car, a blue VW Golf, is asked to contact the police on 101.