near Burnham-On-Sea following car
M5 motorway near Burnham-On-Sea was closed to all traffic on Sunday (July 4th) when fire crews tackled a car blaze.
were the scenes on the southbound carriageway next to the exit
of Sedgemoor Services as crews tackled the fire, which completely
destroyed the car.
crews used breathing apparatus and several hose reel jets to bring
the blaze under control.
led to the temporary closure of the motoway and the services,
prompting long queues of traffic to build up. The M5 was fully
re-opened later in the morning.
family inside the vehicle are understood to have escaped without
photos show the scenes during Sunday's car fire on the M5