January 21, 2009
fire crews called to car blaze on M5 motorway
fire crews tackled a car fire on the M5 motorway on Tuesday evening
fire engines from Burnham and one pump from Weston were called
out at 7.30pm after the vehicle was seen well alight on the northbound
carriageway between junctions 22 at Burnham and 21 at Weston.
arrival, the crews found the car to be well alight and they quickly
got the car fire under control using compressed air foam and a
hose reel jet," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
added that the cause of the fire was electrical and that no people
were injured in the fire.