Magic man sees car on flames in Purley Road

Croydon Guardian: Magaician Jack Taperell took this picture as he walked past Purley Road this afternoon Magaician Jack Taperell took this picture as he walked past Purley Road this afternoon

A magician had a fierier walk home than he was expecting when this car caught fire in Purley this afternoon.

Jack Taperell took this picture of the Seat Ibiza which had burst into flames outside a home in Purley Road at about 2.40pm.

Firefighters arrived at the scene about 20 seconds after the photograph was taken and tackled the fire which had started in the engine compartment.

A crew from Croydon fire station spent about 30 minutes dealing with the incident.

The car is now believed to be a write-off.


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4:39pm Wed 19 Mar 14

ANNE GILES says...

The car is believed to be a write-off. Really??
The car is believed to be a write-off. Really?? ANNE GILES
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7:40pm Wed 19 Mar 14

suttondad says...

fierier??Is that even a word??
fierier??Is that even a word?? suttondad
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12:16pm Thu 20 Mar 14

emelem says...

how about Magaician? ;)
(in pic description)
how about Magaician? ;) (in pic description) emelem
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