TWO crews were called to tackle an overnight car fire in Wrexham.

Johnstown Fire Station said it was called to the incident in Rhos shortly before 12.30am on Thursday (February 1).

Upon arrival, they used one breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to knock back the fire and protect the property adjacent to the vehicle.

The fire was quickly brought under control and as a result there was no damage to the neighbouring property, the fire service said.


Firefighters in attendance carried out an investigation of nearby properties to ensure both the buildings and occupants were not affected by the blaze.

A second appliance from Wrexham attended the incident to supplement the Johnstown crew's water supply.

Following the incident, safe and well checks were carried out with those affected by the incident and fire safety advice given.

North Wales Police also attended, however, the cause of the fire was deemed not to be suspicious, the fire station said.