The incident occured shortly after 4.45am this morning (Sunday).

Firefighters from Torrington were called to a field in the early hours of the morning after reports a car was on fire.

The crew was sent to the location near Huntshaw Mill Bridge at 4.48am and upon arrival found a vehicle was well alight.

The firefighters used compressed air foam and two breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.

A fire service spokesman said the cause of the fire was accidental.