The car was found to be ‘well alight’ on a driveway early Saturday morning.

FIRE crews were called to reports of a car on fire on a driveway early Saturday morning at Bishops Tawton.

The team from Barnstaple arrived at the property in Oatlands Avenue around 6.30am to find the car well alight.

Fire fighters used breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets to extinguish the blaze.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue spokesman said the cause of the fire was accidental.