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Car explodes into flames in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 10:03 22 April 2016 | UPDATED: 12:07 22 April 2016

Car fire in  Royston Gardens, Ilford (Credit: Ivan Cooper)

Car fire in Royston Gardens, Ilford (Credit: Ivan Cooper)

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This was the moment a car went up in a fireball in Royston Gardens, Ilford, yesterday evening.

Car fire in  Royston Gardens, Ilford (Credit: Ivan Cooper)Car fire in Royston Gardens, Ilford (Credit: Ivan Cooper)

Three passengers swiftly evacuated the car, which had pulled into Royston Gardens, just before Redbridge roundabout.

Firefighters from Ilford battled the blaze and sealed off the area around the incident.

A spokesman said one crew from Ilford fire station attended at 7.45pm and no specialist equipment was needed.


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