3rd April 2020

Car 50% destroyed by fire outside major retailer in Bridgwater ‘believed deliberate ignition’

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.