‘Stolen’ car set on fire in Cheddar

PUBLISHED: 10:43 09 July 2016

Fire crews were called to Baytree Road in Worle.

Fire crews were called to Baytree Road in Worle.


A car that ‘appeared to be stolen’ was set alight in Cheddar in the early hours of this morning (Saturday).

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue crew from Cheddar was called to the scene in Birch Close at around 3.50am, and extinguished a vehicle which was ‘well alight’ using a hose reel jet and breathing apparatus.

Fire control informed police the blaze was started deliberately and the vehicle appeared to be stolen.

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