Budleigh Salterton car fire confined to engine compartment

Firefighters from Budleigh Salterton used a hose reel jet and small tools to tackle a car fire this afternoon.

The incident at West Hill was reported at 3.50pm.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service reports: “On arrival crews confirmed that the fire involved the electrical systems of the vehicle.

“The fire was confined to a small fire within the engine compartment and to extinguish it and make the car safe crews used one hose reel jet and small tools.”

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