30th March 2020

Taunton fire crews called to car fire on M5

Two fire engines from Taunton were mobilised to reports of a car on fire following a road traffic collision on the M5 Southbound between Junctions 25 and 26 at 16:02 this afternoon (Monday).

On arrival crews got to work extinguishing the fire using two hose reel jets, two breathing apparatus, one thermal image camera and compressed air foam.

Crews requested a further fire engine that was mobilised from Taunton for water.

Crews confirmed the fire was out at 17:07 and duty of care was left with highways and police.