Firefighters wore breathing apparatus to tackle car blaze in Exeter

Firefighters said the cause of a car blaze in Countess Wear, Exeter, on Monday morning was accidental.

A crew from Middlemoor fire station was called to Bridge Road, near King George V Playing Fields, shortly before 11.30am on April 27, where they found a vehicle well alight.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “One fire engine from Middlemoor was mobilised and on arrival confirmed that there was one car well alight.

“Crews set to work using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet and small tools to extinguish the fire.

“The cause of the fire is understood to be accidental.”

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