A fire crew from Barnstaple found the vehicle well alight during rush hour on Friday.

A CAR was severely damaged after fire crews found it well alight on Station Hill at Swimbridge on Friday.

A crew from Barnstaple arrived at the scene on the bridge above the A361 Link Road at around 5pm.

Fire fighters used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire as well as an enviro pack to make the vehicle safe.