Axminster car fire thought to be deliberate

Axminster fire engine

Axminster fire engine - Credit: Archant

Fire crews were called to the blaze at Stammery Hill at 2.36am this morning (Thursday).

A car blaze which broke out in the early hours of this morning in Axminster is believed to have been started deliberately.

Fire crews were called to the blaze at Stammery Hill at 2.36am.

On arrival, officers confirmed the car was well alight, and extinguished the fire using breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the cause was believed to be deliberate.


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