Chard car fire believed to be deliberate

PUBLISHED: 07:34 20 June 2017 | UPDATED: 08:39 20 June 2017


A car fire in Chard this morning (Tuesday, June 20) is believed to have been started deliberately according to the fire service.

Following a call from a member of the public, one fire appliance was mobilised to a fire in Brutton Way at around 3.15am.

On arrival crews found a vehicle well alight in a field and extinguished it using compressed air foam.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue spokesman said: “The car was destroyed by fire.

“The police were notified of the incident as the fire was believed to have been started deliberately.”

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