VIDEO captures the dramatic moment a car was engulfed by flames.

The fire service were called to Davigdor Road, Hove, this morning after receiving reports of a car fire.

Footage taken by an onlooker at the scene shows black smoke billowing from the car.

In the video, firefighters can be seen rushing to tackle the blaze.

They then used a hose to battle the flames.

A spokeswoman from East Sussex Fire and Rescue said: “We were called at 11.11 to Davigdor Road to reports of a car fire.

“We used two breathing apparatus and fire-fighting foam.

"No reports of any injuries.