VIDEO: Car blaze at service station near Northamptonshire is captured on video

Car on fire at Newport Pagnell services on the M1
Car on fire at Newport Pagnell services on the M1

A motorist captured the moment a vehicle caught fire in the car park a motorway service station just outside of Northampton on video yesterday.

Firefighters were called to put out the blaze in the engine of the black Vauxhall Astra yesterday (Wednesday, May 27) at around 6pm at a Newport Pagnell services.

However the exact cause of the flames are not yet known.

A fire engine from the Broughton station attended the scene, according to Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Firefighters had to use a water jet and breathing apparatus to put out the flames at around 6.15pm.