Crews called to vehicle fire

Winterstoke Road, Weston-Super-Mare

Crews from Weston-Super-Mare were called at 05:33 to reports of a lorry fire.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire in the container of the lorry and gained access through the roof using an electric angle grinder. Crews used one high pressure hose reel and 45mm jet to extinguish the flames. Two firefighters wore breathing apparatus for safety.

The cause of the fire is thought to be accidental ignition.