A CAR was found on fire in a garage in Taunton this evening (September 29).

Two fire crews from Taunton were called to a fire inside a domestic garage in Winchester Street at around 5pm.

A fire service spokesman said: "The car was found well alight inside the garage and was extinguished by fire crews using two sets of breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets.  "An area of the garage roof, measuring five metres by five metres, also sustained fire damage."

The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Fire Service and Police. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101.