School car blaze drama
A CAR burst into flames outside a primary school in Rochdale as children left for the day.
Fire crews were called to Kingsway, in the Lowerplace area of the town, just before 3pm on Thursday, November 22.
Photos from the scene show huge flames erupting from the BMW, just yards from backpackwearing youngsters who had been leaving Lowerplace Primary School when it happened.
A spokesman for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said that one crew was sent to the scene, and that the blaze was quickly brought under control.
They added: “We were called at 2.54pm to Kingsway in Rochdale to reports that a car, a BMW, was on fire on a footpath.
“We sent one crew from Rochdale to the scene who used a hose reel and breathing apparatus to put out the fire.”
●●The car in flames outside Lowerplace Primary School on Kingsway, Rochdale