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Car destroyed in rush hour fire

It caused significant disruption between Crediton and Tiverton

Traffic has queued for over two hours on a main route into Exeter, following a car fire at Bickleigh near Tiverton [21 November].

The fire service says the vehicle was completely destroyed just after 8am this morning, with the incident closing the A3072 road between Tiverton and Exeter.

In a statement, they added: "The cause of the fire was deemed as accidental ignition [...] the thatched property was not affected."

It caused significant disruption to the morning rush hour, with reports of lorries queuing for over two hours.

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