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Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 23/10/2015
Time: 14:30
Location: A303 Westbound between Wincanton and Sparkford
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Fire engines from Wincanton and Castle Cary were sent to a report of a vehicle on fire just past the Blackford junction on the A303 westbound carriageway.

On arrival the crews confirmed that this was a land rover discovery well alight.  The crews got to work using 2 sets of breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.  The westbound carriageway at this location was closed awaiting the attendance of police.

The vehicle was successfully extinguished using the above equipment.  The cause of the fire was accidental.

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