12th December 2019

Van ‘well alight’ in Asda car park

One fire appliance from Taunton was mobilised to reports of a vehicle on fire in Asda car park at 19:28 this evening.

On arrival at the scene on Creechbarrow Road in Taunton, crews confirmed that a van was on fire and was well alight.

Crews used 2 breathing apparatus wearers and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

The van sustained 50% fire damage and the remainder by heat and smoke.

The cause was believed to be accidental.