Car bursts into flames on Shropshire border
The fire broke out in the red saloon car just after 9am today at the Halton roundabout on the A483 near Chirk.
A fire crew from Chirk was quickly on the scene and dealt with the fire in under an hour.
It is thought to have started with a fault in the engine.
North Wales police diverted motorists from the scene while the blaze was put out.
An Oswestry man, who goes by the Twitter name @aspenmonkey1 captured a shot of the scene as he was passing.
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