FIRE crews were called to tackle a car on fire in Bridgwater on Sunday.

The Fire Service received several calls about the incident at Somerton Close at 2pm and a team from Bridgwater attended.

A spokesman said: “On arrival, crews confirmed one private car well alight. It was severely damaged by fire.

“Due to the vehicle being in close proximity to a property, the property suffered heat and smoke damage to the front door and a first floor window.

“One vehicle on a neighbouring property also suffered from heat damage.

“The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.”