Car fire on A35

PUBLISHED: 11:47 06 June 2012 | UPDATED: 11:56 06 June 2012

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Firefighters from Axminster and Lyme Regis attend incident.

Fire crews from Axminster and Lyme Regis were this morning (Wednesday) called to the A35 at Raymonds Hill following a report of a car fire.

Firefighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel to extinguish the blaze, which was discovered in the vehicle’s engine compartment.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset fire and Rescue Service said the blaze, reported at 10.28am, had damaged 90 per cent of the engine.


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