A CAR fire in Stourport yesterday evening (May 30), which was caused by a defect, was extinguished with the help of Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service.

The Stourport Fire Station crew were alerted to and attended the incident in Elms Green at about 6.10pm, where they made the car safe.

Earlier yesterday afternoon at about 2pm, the Stourport crew were dispatched to a house on Bridge Street after being alerted to a grill pan fire.

However, the fire was already out on their arrival.