fire crews tackle car blaze on M5 motorway
car fire caused hold-ups for motorists travelling along the M5
southbound between junctions Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater on
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea were called to the blazing Audi
just before 7pm.
extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and a compressed
air foam jet.
from the vehicle caused several lanes to be temporarily closed
while emergency services were at the scene.
cause was believed to be accidental, with 50 per cent of the vehicle
damaged by the blaze. No-one was hurt.