A CAR was engulfed by flames and almost completely destroyed in a fire in Crossway Green.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS) crews from Droitwich and Stourport were called to the scene on the A449, near Hartlebury, Worcestershire, just after 5.15 this evening (Thursday, August 10).

Firefighters extinguished the blaze with one hose reel.

Speaking on Twitter, a HWFRS spokesman said: "One car 100 per cent involved in fire, extinguished with one hose reel."

More to follow.