The fire at Sainsbury’s in Barnstaple on Sunday morning was so fierce the frontage of several cash machines melted.

The scene of the car fire yesterday (Sunday) in Sainsbury's Barnstaple store.The scene of the car fire yesterday (Sunday) in Sainsbury's Barnstaple store.

A fire in a Barnstaple supermarket's car park was so fierce it melted several cash machines.

Fire fighters were called to Sainsbury's in Roundswell at around 1.30am yesterday (Sunday).

The car was well alight when a crew from Barnstaple arrived at the scene.

Fire fighters extinguished the blaze wearing breathing apparatus and using a hose reel jet, thermal imaging camera and dry powder extinguisher.

The scene of the car fire yesterday (Sunday) in Sainsbury's Barnstaple store.The scene of the car fire yesterday (Sunday) in Sainsbury's Barnstaple store.

Yesterday the section of the car park was cordoned off, with only melted tarmac left.

The cash machines were out of service as their frontage had melted.

No one was hurt in the incident and the fire was caused accidentally.