Car bursts into flames

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A car burst into flames while its owner was changing a lightbulb.

The man left the engine of his Fiat Punto running while he went to fetch a tool from his garage at Cliff Road, Crigglestone.

When he returned the car was engulfed in flames and he was forced to call firefighters.

A pump from Ossett fire station attended the scene at 4pm yesterday (Friday) and extinguished the blaze.

The man was uninjured in the incident but the car was written off.