Flaming brakes in Landkey

A flaming wheel at Landkey prompted a visit by Barnstaple fire fighters on Sunday morning. A woman had called the fire service to report smoke coming from the back wheel of her car and on arrival the crew discovered her brakes had overheated and caused a

A flaming wheel at Landkey prompted a visit by Barnstaple fire fighters on Sunday morning.

A woman had called the fire service to report smoke coming from the back wheel of her car and on arrival the crew discovered her brakes had overheated and caused a small fire.

The flames were out when fire fighters arrived, but they inspected the vehicle to ensure it was safe before leaving.


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