FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire on Provincial Street in Barrow this evening.

Cordons are now in place around the vehicle that was extinguished by the crew at around 5.45pm.

An eyewitness to the incident said that the vehicle set on fire whilst being driven.

They said: "The car just set on fire when being driven. The fire brigade attended and put the fire under control."

It is believed that nobody was harmed during the incident.

More to follow.