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Motorbike burst into flames in Stourport
4:38pm Saturday 24th August 2013 in News
A MAN was lucky to escape serious injury after his motorbike burst into flames in Stourport-on-Severn.
The incident happened at around noon today in Steartite Way.
Firefighters from Kidderminster station attended the scene and extinguished the blaze.
The man was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital for a check-up after suffering smoke inhalation when attempting to put out the fire himself.
A spokesman from the fire service said: "The motorbike burst into flames as he started it outside a property in Steartite Lane. We would urge people to call us and not attempt to tackle the fire themselves."
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