Car fire at Exmouth

PUBLISHED: 07:01 03 July 2017 | UPDATED: 07:38 03 July 2017

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Electrical fault blamed for vehicle blaze

Exmouth firefighters were scrambled to a car fire outside Rolle Villas at around 4pm on Saturday afternoon (July 1).

On arrival the crew discovered a Mini with light smoke inside but no visible flames.

Attempts were made to locate the owner without success.

Firefighters gained entry to the vehicle and discovered a small electrical fire which was out. They isolated the battery to prevent re-ignition.

The fire was recorded as accidental.

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