Fire crews were called to a car fire on the A1(M) yesterday that left a BMW “totally destroyed.”

Knaresborough, Boroughbridge and Harrogate firefighters attended the blaze at around 9:16pm heading northbound on Junction 48.

The BMW convertible suffered severe fire, heat and smoke damage as crews used two breathing apparatus, two hose reels and thermal imaging camera to battle the flames.

The cause was believed to have been an engine fault, according to the North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue incident log.

Fire crews were called to the car fire on A1(M) near Boroughbridge.

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