BILLOWING smoke could be seen for miles when a car caught fire on the main road in Bromham, near Devizes.

A fire crew from Devizes was called to the car on the A342 on Monday evening.

A fire service spokesman said: "Called to a car fire in Bromham. Two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using two hose reel jets."

The car was left burnt out in a layby. The driver escaped without injury.