Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service received a call reporting a car smoking outside of a major retailer on Westonzoyland Road, Bridgwater, in the car park at 05:40 this morning.
A fire appliance from Bridgwater Fire Station was immediately mobilised.
On arrival, the officer in charge confirmed there was a car on fire. Two fire fighters donned breathing apparatus and took a hose reel with them to extinguish the fire.
50% of the car was destroyed by fire and the Police have been informed as this is believed deliberate ignition.