CHARD NEWS: Car fire in Forton Road

CHARD NEWS: Car fire in Forton Road

FIREFIGHTERS were called out last night (Monday, September 26, 2016) to deal with a vehicle on fire in Chard.

The alarm was raised at just after 10pm to the problem in Forton Road and one fire engine from Chard was mobilised.

“We found there had been a small fire within the engine compartment of one car which was out by the time we had arrived,” said a spokesman for the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

“We checked the vehicle using a thermal image camera to make sure it was safe. The cause of the fire was accidental.”