Mum pulls baby from car before it bursts into flames

A mother from Wiltshire pulled her baby son from the back seat of this car moments before it burst into flames.

Lisa Taperek from Royal Wootton Bassett was on her way to collect her mother before picking up her six year old daughter from school using the 2007 Vauxhall Zafira B which she'd bought second hand earlier this year.

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Vauxhall recalling Zafira B range after more than 150 fires

Lisa Taperek's car moments after she pulled her son out of it. Credit: Lisa Taperek

Car manufacturer Vauxhall has announced it's going to recall models of its Zafira B range - after more than 150 reports of the cars catching fire.

A mother from Wiltshire has been describing how her baby son was nearly killed when her Zafira exploded.

Two Plymouth woman have been campaigning for Vauxhall to investigate, after their cars spontaneously burst into flames earlier this year.

The Zafira B was produced between 2005 and 2014.

Announcing the recall, the chairman of Vauxhall has said all those affected will be contacted.

"We fully understand the seriousness of the situation and customers' personal concerns about safety."

"We will write to all affected owners, check and repair their cars and make them safe to operate where necessary."


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