Car blaze drama in Highbridge town centre
were the dramatic scenes in Highbridge on Wednesday (March 30th)
when fire crews were called to a blazing car.
The fire service received a number of calls reporting
large plumes of black smoke in Newtown Road shortly after 11am.
Two fire appliances from Burnham-On-Sea were sent to the scene
to tackle the blaze.
"Crews confirmed a car was well alight and they got to work
using a hose reel jet, and one Compressed Air Foam (CAFS) branch,"
a spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"Crews confirmed a car had been destroyed by the fire. The
cause of the fire is believed to be accidental."
No-one was reported to be injured in the incident.
Pictured: The scenes in Highbridge this morning after a car fire
in Newtown Road. (photos by Kirsti Puddy, Dawn Rose and Kez Richards)