Emergency services called to vehicle fire in Glenrothes

Loud bangs were heard from the vehicle.

Emergency services were called to a vehicle fire in Glenrothes on Sunday, July 26.

The vehicle, believed to be a van, caught fire in a residential area on the town’s Malcolm Road at around 11pm.

Police and the Fire Brigade were called, and the road was temporarily closed while they dealt with the incident.

The vehicle caught fire close to a number of houses.

The fire blazed just feet away from houses on the street.

Loud bangs could be heard from it before the fire was extinguished.

The incident was caught on camera by several locals, and one video posted to the Fife Jammer locations Facebook group shows the fire and what appear to be small explosions coming from the vehicle.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: "We were alerted at 10.25pm on Sunday, July 26 to reports of a vehicle fire on Malcolm Road, Glenrothes.

The video was posted on the Fife Jammer locations Facebook group (@FifeJL).

"One appliance was mobilised to the scene, where crews extinguished a fire involving a van.

"There were no reported casualties. The fire appliance left at 11.01pm, and the scene was passed over to Police Scotland colleagues."

A Police Scotland spokesperson added: “There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the fire."

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