25th May 2022

Taunton fire crew extinguish car ‘well alight’ following ‘deliberate ignition’

One fire appliance from Taunton was sent to reports of a car on fire in a wooded area at Staple Common, Staple Fitzpaine at 21:26 last night (Saturday).

On arrival crews confirmed one car to be well alight.

Crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel jet.

The cause of the fire was deliberate ignition and the damage was severe.