EMERGENCY services were called to a 'suspicious' car fire at an industrial site in Taunton.

Firefighters rushed to Venture Way at around 12.45am this morning (October 16).

Police were also requested to help.

A spokesman for the fire service said: "On arrival at the incident crews requested police attendance due to the suspicious nature of the fire.

"Fire crews extinguished the fire involving a 4 x 4 vehicle using two hosereel jets and two breathing apparatus wearers.

"Minor fire damage was also caused to a nearby shipping container.

"A thermal image camera was also used to check for hotspots."