A VEHICLE fire in Jarman Way, Chard is being investigated.

Crews from Chard attended the incident at 3.43am this morning when a van was found to be well alight.

A second appliance from Ilminster was requested to attend.

The van was severely damaged by fire and crews also dealt with a running fuel fire heading towards a building. The fire was extinguished using two breathing apparatus, one hose reel jet, one compressed air foam branch, one triple extension ladder and small tools. Police also attended.