Car catches fire on A39 between Bideford and Barnstaple

Fire fighters managed to bring the blaze under control in 40 minutes.

FIRE crews were called to reports of a car on fire on the A39 between Roundswell and Bideford on Friday evening.

Two fire engines attended around 7pm and found the car well alight.

Within 40 minutes the fire was brought under control as crews used a hosereel jet and breathing apparatus.

The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.

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