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Watch: This is the moment a car goes up in flames in a busy Armagh car park

Car on fire in Armagh

This is the moment a car bursts into flames in a busy Armagh car park on Monday afternoon.

The shocked owner could only look on in horror as her red Citreon C4 was burnt to a crisp in the parking area directly opposite the Armagh Shopping Centre, on Dobbin Street Lane.

Firefighters were on the scene in a matter of minutes to tackle the inferno, which happened shortly after 12pm.

An eye-witness told Armagh I how the lady got into the car and turned it on before smoke began billowing below the bonnet.

Within seconds, the car was engulfed.

It is understood a car parked right next to the Citreon had a gas cylinder contained in the boot, but thankfully the quick response from the fire service prevented this from being worse than it already was.

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