car fire tackled between Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater
and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received multiple calls reporting
a car fire on the M5 between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston on Thursday
morning (August 18th).
of the northbound carriageway between the junctions 22 and 21 was
closed following the blaze.
was alight with the bonnet almost entirely engulfed by the flames,
frm Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater tackled the blaze using foam.
for Devon and Somerset Fire Service said: "On arrival, the
officer in charge confirmed one vehicle was well alight on the hard
shoulder. Firefighters used foam to tackle the fire."
11.53am the officer in charge confirmed the fire was out, and crews
were making the scene safe and damping down."
were no serioius injuries, with South West Ambulance Service saying
that it did not attend the incident.