Crews tackle ‘suspicious’ car fire

Crews tackled a suspicious car fire in Highbridge last night (Thursday).Picture: Burnham Fire Statio

Crews tackled a suspicious car fire in Highbridge last night (Thursday).Picture: Burnham Fire Station - Credit: Burnham Fire Station

Fire crews put out a car engulfed in flames last night (Thursday), which was left abandoned in a Somerset town.

Firefighters were called to the vehicle blaze in Walrow Road, in Highbridge, at around 8.20pm.

A member of the public called Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service to report the fire, and crews from Burnham station attended the scene.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze with a hose reel after the team's incident commander confirmed the car was 'well alight'.

Police have confirmed the cause of the fire is deemed to be suspicious.


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