Tweed car fire tackled by Rural Fire Service

Car on fire on Tweed Valley Way at old Oak Avenue
Car on fire on Tweed Valley Way at old Oak Avenue Allen Peate

Update, 3.28pm: NORTH Coast Rural Fire Service have confirmed they attended the car fire about 2pm on November 12.

Inspector Matthew Inwood said it took about an hour to extinguish the fire and that any investigations into its cause would be handled by police.


Initial Report, 1.04pm: READER submitted photos of a raging car fire near Murwillumbah have authorities baffled.

Firemen attend car fire in Tweed valley way
Firemen attend car fire in Tweed valley way

It is understood the photographs of the black sedan were taken on either the afternoon of November 12 or morning of November 13 at Oak Ave, along Tweed Valley Way.

Fire and Rescue NSW and Tweed Police were unable to provide any details on the incident, saying it was not listed in their computer systems.

However, the NSW Rural Fire Service said they had attended the job, but were unable to provide further details at the time.

Several similar incidents have occurred around the Tweed Shire over the last few months, usually relating to the disposal of stolen cars.

If you have more details about the car fire let us know by calling 07 5523 6247 or emailing

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