Westcountry Motorhomes fire investigation starts

Westcountry Motorhomes fire, Lower Weare The unit was used to carry out repairs and restoration to motorhomes and vans

An investigation has begun after a large fire broke out overnight at a motorhome company in Somerset.

Crews were called just after 00:30 GMT to Westcountry Motorhomes in Lower Weare, Axbridge, close to the A38.

The fire has affected a workshop repair unit containing two motorhomes and other vehicles which were being repaired or restored inside it.

The A38 was closed off for several hours due to smoke from the fire but the road has now been re-opened.

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