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Meadow Springs car fire causes traffic congestion

Woman escapes serious injury after car catches fire near Mandurah

Firefighters have extinguished a car fire in Meadow Springs on Tuesday.

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) received reports that a car was engulfed in flames on the side of Mandurah Road in Meadow Springs.

Mandurah firefighters were quick to respond and had the blaze under control within minutes.

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The female driver of the 2010 Mitsibushi Outlander escaped without serious injury.

Mandurah Road’s northbound left-hand lane was closed for a short period of time causing minor congestion between the intersections of Karinga Road and Broadstone Vista.

The fire is believed to have started from a mechanical fault with the damage estimated around $15,000.

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