Car fire on A38 causing traffic mayhem

Final report from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service

“Fire Control received several calls to reports of a vehicle fire on the A38 between Deep Lane and Marsh Mills.

“1 Fire engine from Plympton and 1 from Crownhill were sent to the location.

“On arrival, crews confirmed this to be a vehicle, well alight on the carriageway.

“The vehicle was extinguished using 2 breathing apparatus wearers, 1 hose reel jet and battery operated tools.

“The vehicle was completely destroyed by fire.

“The cause was accidental.”

Plymouth Live