Ottery firefighters spend an hour tackling car fire


- Credit: Archant

Firefighters from Ottery St Mary were on scene for nearly an hour after a vehicle caught fire on the B3180.

The crew were sent to Exeter Road, Ottery, shortly before 9.15am today (Friday), after a car was reported to be ‘well alight’ on a public highway.

On arrival, the crew used compressed air foam, a hydraulic combi tool and breathing apparatus to tackle to fire, which was extinguished an hour later at 10.12am.

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