Cause of Warwick car fire revealed

UPDATE: FIRE investigations have revealed that a small fridge may have been the cause of a car fire yesterday.

QFES station officer Dennis Burton said the car console contained a small fridge that the driver said had been overheating.

"We suspect it was an electrical fault," Mr Burton said.

The female driver and her two daughters pulled over and were out of the car before it burst into flames.

Smoke plumed from the corner of Wood and Shorts Sts yesterday evening as fire crews battled the blaze.

No one was injured.

YESTERDAY: A mother and her two daughters are lucky to be alive after their car burst into flames on Wood St this evening.

The mother noticed smoke coming from underneath the passenger seat of her white 4WD and pulled over.

By the time emergency services arrived, the four wheel drive was well alight.

QFS station officer Dennis Burton said investigations were continuing into what sparked the blaze.

The entire car interior was completely melted and destroyed.

The mother and her two children were uninjured.

EARLIER: Reports have come through about a car ablaze in a Warwick st.

The call came through at around 5.50pm.

The blazing car is situated in Wood Street, Warwick near Short Street and was being attended to by emergency services.

Car on fire near on Wood St near Short St in Warwick.
Car on fire near on Wood St near Short St in Warwick.


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