FIREFIGHTERS responded to a rush hour car fire this morning in the town centre.

They were called to the scene at 9.27am this morning to put out a car which was on fire.

Firefighters parked up in Bold Street on the corner of Mawdsley Street where the car was alight and dealt with the fire quickly.

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 9.27am to a vehicle fire in Bold Street, Bolton.

"Firefighters wore breathting apparatus and used hose reels to extinguish the fire." 

It is not known if anyone was injured.