FIREFIGHTERS extinguished an Audi A4 on fire in Thornton le Dale.

Pickering fire crew attended the scene yesterday afternoon (Thursday) around 5.52pm following reports of a car on fire.

Upon arrival, firefighters found the fire developed in the engine compartment of an Audi A4.

The fire was confined to the engine compartment and caused approximately 20 per cent fire damage.

A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue said: "The cause is believed to have been either an electrical or mechanical fault."

Crews used a hose reel to extinguish the fire.