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Car caught fire here c. 4 weeks ago and the heat caused the tarmac to melt / form a dangerous ridge

Reported via desktop in the Roads and Carriageways category anonymously at 20:57, Wed 6 December 2023 using FixMyStreet Pro

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5290410.

Approximately 4-6 weeks ago a car caught fire here, and the fire service came and put out the fire, however once the vehicle was removed, it was clear that the heat from the fire had melted the tarmac, causing it to form a significant raised ridge in the roadway, with metal and other debris from the fire embedded in the deformed surface.

Council ref: ENQ23982841

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  • Thank you for your enquiry. This issue has been passed onto the relevant team for investigation.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 20:58, Wed 6 December 2023

  • Good afternoon

    Can you confirm the exact location.

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:02, Fri 8 December 2023

  • Outside 55 York Road, on the double yellow lines near the junction with St Margaret’s Rd

    Posted anonymously at 13:17, Fri 8 December 2023

  • Thank you for your enquiry. We have investigated your report and it has been actioned to be fixed.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:32, Tue 12 December 2023

  • State changed to: Fixed

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 12:40, Wednesday 24 January 2024

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