FIREFIGHTERS have been called to a car fire near a busy Herefordshire main road.

Crews from Whitchurch and Ross-on-Wye were called to reports of a car fire near the A40 in Herefordshire this morning (November 28).


Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) said that there was a fire in the engine bay of the car.

"Two HWFRS crews - one each from Ross-on-Wye and Whitchurch fire stations - were called at 9.39am on November 28 to a small vehicle on fire near the A40 in Whitchurch," said a spokesperson for HWFRS.

"A fire in the engine bay of a car was extinguished using one hose reel jet."