16th February 2020

’Suspicious‘ 4×4 fire in Taunton

Fire crews from Taunton were called to a report of a vehicle on fire at an industrial estate at Venture Way in Taunton at 00:46 this morning (Wednesday).

On arrival at the incident crews requested police attendance due to the suspicious nature of the fire.

Fire crews extinguished the fire involving a 4×4 vehicle using two hosereel jets and two breathing apparatus wearers.

Minor fire damage was also caused to a nearby shipping container.

A thermal image camera was also used to check for hotspots.