FIREFIGHTERS were called to reports of a car on fire towing a caravan on the M5.

The car caught fire on the M5 Southbound between Junction 23 and 24 at 8:11am on Bank Holiday Monday.

Two fire engines from Bridgwater attended and managed to put out the blaze before it spread to the caravan.

The car sustained 50 per cent fire damage and 90 per cent smoke damage.