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Incident - Car Fire

Date: 23/03/2014
Time: 02:36
Location: M5 Northbound between Junction 26 Chelston and Junction 25 Blackbrook
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

The Fire Service received a call reporting a car on fire at the above location.  Two fire appliances from Wellington attended.

Fire crews confirmed one private car on the hard shoulder with smoke issuing from the engine compartment.

The vehicle was extinguished by fire crews using one hose reel jet.  Approximately five percent of the engine compartment sustained fire damage.  Fire crews utilised the hose reel jet to cool the engine.  The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

Police also attended this incident.


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