Incident

Vehicle fire

Date
11.40am - 31 August 2021
Last updated
7.54am - 02 September 2021
Status
Closed
Incident type
Small
Location
Upottery
Attending station
Honiton
Chard

Fire control received multiple calls to a vehicle fire just off the A30 near Upottery. 1 fire engine from Chard and 1 fire engine from Honiton attended the incident. Crews got to work in 4 breathng apparatus, 1 thermal imaging camera and 2 jets to tackle the fire. Crews are working in partnership with highways to stem the diesel spill. 

The car has been 100% damaged by fire, this is believed to have been an accidental fire.