Pigeon flies into van's engine causing it to burst into flames on Sheffield street

This was the scene after a pigeon flew into a van's engine, causing it to burst into flames on a Sheffield street.

Thursday, 28th June 2018, 3:02 pm
Updated Wednesday, 4th July 2018, 5:29 pm
A van burst into flames after a pigeon flew into its engine. Picture: Justin Lee.

Firefighters were called to Wharf Road, Tinsley, at around 1.50pm this afternoon.

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Justin Lee and Warren Turner were in the Vauxhall Combo van when the incident happened.

A van burst into flames after a pigeon flew into its engine. Picture: Justin Lee.

Justin said both escaped without injury and the fire service put the blaze out.