17th September 2021

Firefighters extinguish North Petherton van blaze

One fire fighting appliance from Bridgwater fire station attended reports of a van on fire at Tesco Express in North Petherton this morning (2 January) at 07:33.

Upon arrival, crews found one transit sized van well alight, and also some fence panels adjacent to it, crews at work with two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.

Crews have now extinguished the fire using one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus, the van was 50% damaged by fire and remainder of van is smoke damaged. Adajacent fence panels also damaged.

Cause believed to be accidental.