Fiery finish for deserted car lights up night

ARGENTON residents got out their garden hoses to douse the flames from an abandoned car just before midnight on Thursday, before firefighters arrived on the scene to take over.

Police confirmed that the purple Ford Falcon ute had been abandoned by the side of the road at the corner of Princess Street and Lake Road earlier that day, after breaking down.

The vehicle was completely destroyed. Police found and informed its owner.

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