Incident

Vehicle fire

Date
7.03pm - 18 July 2021
Last updated
8.29pm - 18 July 2021
Status
Closed
Incident type
Small
Location
West Buckland
Attending station
Wellington

Two crews from Wellington have dealt with a van fire on the M5 northbound between junctions 26 Wellington and 25 Taunton. 

Equipment used to extinguish the fire

  • 1 x Hose reel jet
  • 2 x Breathing apparatus

There was 100 per cent fire damage to the cab area of the van and 20 per cent fire and smoke damage to the rear. The cause of the fire was accidental.