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Five teenagers escape unhurt after car fire at Sadlers Farm
9:20am Sunday 18th November 2012 in Local News
FIVE teenage boys escaped unhurt after the car they were travelling in set on fire.
They were heading from Pitsea to Southend when they noticed smoke coming from the white Volkswagen Lupo as they got near Sadlers Farm roundabout.
The blaze is believed to have started because of a mechanical fault.
Rayleigh Weir firefighter David Ferguson, officer in charge of the operation, said: “Luckily no one was hurt. The lads got out of the car and contacted us straight away, which is of course the right thing to do.”