A car was 100 per cent damaged following a fire near Barnstaple on Wednesday (October 11). Two fire appliances from Barnstaple were called out to reports of a car fire on the Bradninch Road, Westacott, at around 10.40pm. On arrival it was confirmed that the vehicle was well alight. A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: The car was 100 per cent damaged by fire and to extinguish it crews used two breathing apparatus, one compressed air foam jet, one hose reel and a thermal image camera. According to the fire service the police also attended.