Video: Car fire in Heanor town centre

This footage of a car fire in Heanor was taken by Wayne Truman.

The BMW X5 blaze broke out on Monday afternoon on Market Place in Heanor. Onlookers can be seen watching on as the flames engulf the car outside the town hall.

Fire in Heanor

Fire in Heanor

Wayne, 41, who owns movie collectibles shop the Captain's Cabin, in nearby Market Street filmed the footage on his lunch break. He said it was lucky the fuel tank did not explode.

Firefighters from Heanor was called to the incident at 3.15pm. A spokesman said: "The owner of the car dealt with the recovery of the vehicle and we left the scene shortly before 4.30pm."

The cause of the blaze is not known. Nobody was injured.