A VAN has been completed destroyed in a fire.

Emergency services were called to Broadway Road, Ilminster, at around 3.30am on Saturday morning (July 27).

A spokesperson for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue said: "One fire engine from Ilminster was sent to a van on fire next to a hedge.

"On arrival crews confirmed one van and one hedge well alight and got to work extinguishing.

"Crews put the fire out using two breathing apparatus sets, two hose reel jets and a thermal imaging camera.

"The van was completely destroyed in the fire, along with two metres of hedgerow.

"The cause of the fire was deemed to be accidental."