December 13, 2021 1.51 pm This story is over 22 months old

Dramatic moment BMW bursts into flames during MOT at Lincoln garage

Thankfully no one was injured

An accidental car fire during mechanical work at a trading estate in Lincoln has resulted in significant damage to a BMW.

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue were called out at 11.06am on Saturday, December 11, after reports of a car fire on Sunningdale Trading Estate on Dixon Close in Lincoln.

The fire crew from Lincoln South attended, using breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish a fire which caused severe damage to a BMW car.

Fire crews on scene outside 7core.

It is believed the fire was caused accidentally during mechanical work at weONLYmot and thankfully no injuries were reported.

A spokesperson for weONLYmot said: “The fire occurred during a routine MOT test. Thankfully, no one was injured. Here at weONLYmot we do not repair vehicles, we ONLY MOT.”