A CAR was destroyed in a fire at Haywood Road in Taunton this morning, (April 16).

Fire and police crews attended the incident after 6am after reports that a car was on fire. 

On arrival crews discovered one vehicle well alight in a playing field.

Crews used two breathing apparatus, one hose reel and small tools to extinguish the fire.

The vehicle was eighty per cent damaged by the fire.