Emergency services were called to a crash involving a car and lorry on a major route near Bicester.

Firefighters were among the blue light services which attended following reports the car had caught fire near Baynards Green on the A43 on Thursday evening at around 9.30pm.

In a statement, Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue confirmed that nobody was injured, and the airbags actuating was mistaken for the car smoking.

Thames Valley Police closed one lane to ensure the fire service could make the scene safe and assist with the driver. 

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Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service has 25 stations and is predominantly an on-call fire service, although it also has whole-time support.

The Fire and Rescue Service headquarters is based in Kidlington.