WATCH: Car fire on A1 in Northumberland

A car was left badly damaged after it caught fire on the A1 in north Northumberland yesterday evening.

Police received a report that a tyre of a VW Golf was on fire just north of Eshott at about 5.30pm.

The car which caught fire on the A1.

The car which caught fire on the A1.

Fire crews attended and the road was briefly closed in both directions as thick smoke swirled over the single carriageway.

No one was injured.