A CAR caught fire underneath the M5 flyover at Junction 25 on the outskirts of Taunton this lunchtime (Thursday).

Fire crew put out the blaze using breathing apparatus and hose reels jets following the call out at 12.49pm.

A Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service spokesman said: "They then used a thermal imaging camera to ensure the fire was completely out before assisting the police to remove the vehicle from the highway."