A MAN was treated for smoke inhalation following a car fire in Great Bentley.

Firefighters from Weeley were called to the aid of the man in Aingers Green Road at about 5.40pm on Wednesday.

The crew used one hose reel and two sets of breathing apparatus to tackle the blaze, which was put out by 6.15pm.

The man, who was suffering from shock as a result of the fire, was given oxygen by the crews after suffering smoke inhalation before being treated by ambulance crews.