A CAR caught fire outside a supermarket in Littlemore.

The blaze happened at around 6.44pm yesterday when two men were in a car that set alight while it was being driven past Sainsbury's at the Heyford Hill Roundabout.

The men were not harmed and crews from Slade fire station managed to tackle the flames.

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Witness Theo Hyland said: "Two guys had their car combust while they were driving it. They got out unscathed and the fire services put out the fire."

Firefighters left the scene at 7.20pm.

Yesterday morning, firefighters scrambled to a river in Eaton Hastings, near Faringdon, after a boat caught fire.

Station manager and incident commander Paul Webster said: "The boat was well alight when we arrived, and the crews worked really well to stop the fire spreading to neighbouring boats”