A CAR fire caused Derry Hill, near Calne, to be closed yesterday.

Calne police received a call at 7.45pm after reports of a vehicle on fire at the top of the hill.

The police attended to deal with traffic while the fire service tackled the burning silver Mercedes.

A road closure was put in place at the Lysley Arms. The fire crews and police had the road cleared by 9.40pm.

Nobody was injured.