A DRIVER’S engine suddenly caught fire as he drove along a dual carriageway.
The man was driving his Peugeot 206 along Marina Way, Hartlepool, when smoke started coming from his engine at around 6am on Sunday.
He pulled over by the Anchor Retail Park and called the fire service.
A crew from Stranton Fire Station attended and put the fire out.
An electrical fault is believed to be to blame.