Firefighters tackle car blaze in Barking Road, East Ham

Firefighters tackle the burning car. Picture Ovidiu Urgu

Firefighters tackle the burning car. Picture Ovidiu Urgu - Credit: Archant

A resident captured these images of firefighters tackling a car fire in Barking Road, East Ham.

Smoke from the car fire in Barking Road. Picture Ovidiu Urgu

Smoke from the car fire in Barking Road. Picture Ovidiu Urgu - Credit: Archant

Ovidiu Urgu was with his children at around 12.20pm today when he heard a loud bang.

“I looked to see what it was and saw a parked car on fire,” he said. “The fire brigade came soon after to put it out. The smoke was really bad. “No-one was hurt thankfully.”

London Fire Brigade confirmed they attended the incident by the Dukes Court estate. The blaze was under control by 12.45pm.