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Commercial Services
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Incident - Vehicle Fire

Date: 20/07/2019
Time: 19:40
Location: M5 Southbound, J26 - 27
Area: Somerset
County: Somerset

Two fire appliances from Wellington and one from Taunton attended a car on fire on the M5 which was well alight on arrival of the crews.

Crews got to work with one hose reel jet, compressed air foam with two breathing apparatus wearers. Highways also attended the scene.

Once the fire was put out, crews confirmed the cause to be accidental ignition. The vehicle was severely damaged by the fire. 

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