November 8, 2010
Burnham-On-Sea fire crews tackle car blaze on M5 motorway
fire crews tackled a car blaze on the M5 motorway on Monday evening
The Fire Service received multiple calls from passing motorists
reporting the vehicle was alight on northbound carriageway at
Two fire engines from Burnham and Bridgwater attended and managed
to extinguish the fire.
A fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Crews found a
Toyota RAV 4 alight on the hard shoulder and extinguished the
fire using a hose reel jet and compressed air foam."
"Extensive damage was caused to the car and the fire was
thought to have been caused by a fault. There were no casualties."