Firefighters were called out to a fire in the engine bay of a camper van in Taunton today.

Two fire fighting appliances from Taunton fire station attended the reports of a camper van on fire along Bridgwater Road in Taunton.

Crews found one camper van well alight on a private driveway and used two hose reel jets and four breathing apparatus to put out the flames.

Firefighters also used a thermal imaging camera to check for hotspots.

The engine bay was damaged by the accidental fire.