18th September 2021

Transit van ‘well alight’ on Chestnut Drive, Taunton

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service were called to reports of a vehicle fire on Chestnut Drive in Taunton at 13:50 today (Tuesday).

One fire appliance from Taunton was mobilised to this incident.

Upon arrival crews confirmed one transit van on roadside well alight and set to work to extinguish using two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet.

Crews also made pumps two for compressed air foam.

An additional fire appliance was mobilised from Taunton.

The cause was accidental.