Car destroyed in Maiden Newton fire

Car destroyed in Maiden Newton fire

Published by George Sharpe at 12:56pm 14th July 2020. (Updated at 1:11pm 14th July 2020)

Firefighters were called to a car 'well alight' in Maiden Newton.

A fire crew from Dorchester Fire Station was called to Dorchester Road, Maiden Newton at 9:32 am today.

A spokesperson for Dorchester Fire Station said:

"The car was completely destroyed but the owner is safe and well, having pulled over to as safe a place as possible once noticing smoke coming from the exhaust and dashboard."

Car fire in Maiden Newton

One crew from Dorchester attended and two breathing apparatus wearers used two hose reel jets to extinguish the fire.

Firefighters left the scene at 10:11 am.