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Car catches fire after crash

Mon, 09 Feb 2015

Firefighters were called into action on Saturday after a car caught fire following a crash.

A crew from Castletown was dispatched to the scene on the New Castletown Road, between the Blackboards and Ballasalla, at 7.45pm.

The car had been involved in an earlier collision - there were no serious injuries reported.

Crews found a fire in the engine compartment of the vehicle, which was also leaking fuel - using hydraulic cutters they opened the engine and extinguished it. 

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