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Classic car catches fire on A30 near Exeter

By Exeter Express and Echo  |  Posted: April 19, 2014

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A car fire on the A30 caused traffic delays near Exeter this evening,

Fire crews were called to the A30 between Alphington junction and Fignle Glen at 17:22 today.

Fire appliances from Danes Castle and Middlemoor were mobilised following numerous calls from members of the public, and the owner, reporting a classic car that had caught fire in a layby.

Crews extinguished the fire, which started accidentally, using breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet.

Duty of care was left with the owner and Police, who were carrying out traffic duties.

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