A VAN was destroyed by fire - and the garage it was in damaged - in a blaze.

Firefighters were called to Whitegate Road, Minehead, at 7.38pm last night (May 12) to reports of a fire in a single-storey garage.

Two crews sent to the scene, from Minehead, and found a van 'well alight' in a garage.

A spokesperson for the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said: "The van was 100% damaged by fire and the building was 25% damaged by fire.

"To deal with the incident crews used 4 breathing apparatus, 1 jet and 1 compressed air foam jet."