fire causes delays on M5 between Burnham and Bridgwater
faced long queues on the M5 between Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater
on Tuesday evening (July 24th) after a minibus fire.
Two fire appliances from Bridgwater and Burnham-On-Sea were called
to the scene at 4.56pm.
"Crews fought the fire wearing breathing apparatus and used
compressed foam to extinguish the blaze," a spokesman told
"Crews continued to damp down vehicle and the cause of the
fire was accidental."
passenger in a passing car took this mobile phone image of the
burnt-out vehicle while passing the scene.
The burnt-out minibus on the hard shoulder of the M5 motorway