A VAN suffered severe damage after catchiing fire in Taunton last night.

Taunton firefighters were called out to Elm Grove at 10.40pm on Tuesday, February 27 and found the vehicle well alight.

The crew quickly got to work, dousing the blaze with a hose reel jet and fire extinguisher.

The rest of the vehicle was made safe using small tools. A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue confirmed the cause of the fire was accidental.ta