A FLAMING van was dealt with by fire crews in Bridgwater

Crews from the town's fire station were called to Eastover just after 5pm to reports of a vehicle fire.

On arrival, crews discovered on van with smoke and flames issuing.

The fire was confined to the engine compartment and crews extinguished the fire using one hose reel jet and two breathing apparatus.

The police were also requested to attend the incident for traffic control.

The engine compartment of the van was one hundred per cent damaged by the fire.