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Car Burnt Out on A35

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Published at 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.

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