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A38 closed near Bridgwater after camper van with gas cylinder catches fire

By This is Somerset  |  Posted: February 03, 2013

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Emergency services were called to remove a gas cylinder from a camper van which caught fire on the A38 in Somerset this afternoon.

Firefighters from Bridgwater were called out to a stretch of the road near the town at 3pm today.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said the vehicle was well alight by the time crews arrived at the scene.

Police closed the road while firefighters removed the liquid petroleum cylinder and extinguished the blaze.

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