FIREFIGHTERS were called to private grounds in Cheltenham early this morning, where they successfully extinguished a car fire.

At 2.56am fire control received multiple calls to a car fire in the Hesters Way area of Cheltenham.

One fire-engine, with a crew of five firefighters, was sent from Cheltenham West fire station to deal with the incident, in which there were no injuries.

The crews used one hose reel and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the flames and were detained at the scene for a total of 40minutes.