Car Burnt Out on A35
8:27am 3rd January 2015
Dorset Fire and Rescue Service Control Room received numerous 999 calls from motorists on the A35 at Askerswell reporting a car on fire near to Woodlands Farm at about 7.05pm(Friday2nd January)
Retained Firefighters from Bridport Fire Station attended the scene and found a Toyota Celica well alight on their arrival. Firefighters closed the main A35 due to the blaze and deployed 2 sets of Breathing Apparatus and 2 hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.
The cause of the fire was believed to be due to an electrical fault. The vehicle was 100% destroyed by fire.