Taxi bursts into flames on Scots road as emergency services race to scene

A taxi has burst into flames on a Scots road this evening.

Emergency services raced to Main Street in Springfield, Fife, after the alarm was raised at around 8.20pm on Tuesday, June 21.

Fire crews scrambled to the scene after the vehicle quickly became engulfed in flames.

Dramatic pictures taken from the scene show several fighters battling the blaze.

Huge plumes of smoke can be seen billowing out of the taxi while shocked locals watch on.

It’s currently unclear how the fire started but it’s not believed anyone was injured as a result.

Fire crews confirmed the blaze had been extinguished by around 9pm.

A spokesperson from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called at 8.20pm to a taxi on fire at the address.

“We sent one appliance from Cupar and we have now extinguished the fire.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson confirmed they were not called to the scene.

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