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Car on fire

  • Car on fire

Car burning on roadside near Rochester

UPDATE 10.20am: Emergency services have rushed to the Northern Highway, near Rochester after an accident started a small fire just after 10am.

Fire crews rushed to the scene, about 4km from Rochetser after initial reports suggested a person was trapped inside the vehicle with the grass surrounding the car on fire.

CFA District 20 operations officer John Cutting confirmed no-one was trapped in the car and the fire was quicikly contained.

It is unclear at this stage whether anyone involved in the accident has been injured.

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10.09am; Emergency services are on their way to the Northern Highway, near Rochester after a car caught fire.

The car is parked on the side of the road, about 4km from Rochester.

Drivers are being urged to take care around the scene.

More details to come.