A CAR erupted into flames close to Romsey town centre.

The incident took place near Broadwater Road on Saturday, May 18 at 2pm, with the flames spreading to two other vehicles.

A video obtained by the Romsey Advertiser shows one of the cars on fire. The cause of the fire was unclear.

Firefighters from the Alma Road station battled and overcame the flames using breathing apparatus and hose reel jets.

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They left the scene after getting the all clear at around 4pm.

A Hampshire Fire Service spokesman said: "On Saturday, shortly after 2 pm, on-call firefighters from Romsey were called to a fire involving three cars near Broadwater Road in Romsey.

"Equipped with breathing apparatus, the firefighters tackled the blaze using hose reel jets. The crews successfully extinguished the fire and returned to the station just before 4 pm."