Early-hours blaze in Axminster completely destroys motorcycle

A motorcycle blaze in Axminster in the early hours of Saturday morning (March 13) completely destroyed the vehicle.

The town’s firefighters were called to an area of Axminster shortly before 4.30am after receiving a call a motorcycle was on fire.

The crew put out the fire, which was thought to be accidental.

An Axminster fire station spokesperson said: “One fire engine from Axminster was quickly mobilised to the scene, where the crew reported a motorcycle well alight.

“The crew were able to extinguish the fire using one hose reel jet and one thermal imaging camera.

“The motorcycle was one hundred per cent damaged by fire and one nearby vehicle sustained slight heat damage.

“The fire is believed to be accidental.”

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