Flames cause damage to vehicle's engine bay

A CAR has been damaged by fire after an apparent electrical fault in the vehicle at Wangaratta.

Firefighters were called to the incident on the corner of Handley Street and Tone Road about 8.40am on Thursday.

The owner had tried to extinguish flames contained inside the vehicle's engine bay.

The red 1993 Toyota was still smouldering when firefighters arrived at the scene. 

The incident did not pose any danger to members of the public.

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