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Somerset: Two in hospital after car fire spread to homes

Two people have been taken to hospital after a car fire spread to properties in a residential area.

Avon Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident in Banwell, North Somerset, at 08:01 GMT on Monday.

Crews used 12 breathing apparatus, three high pressure hose reels, and one water jet to extinguish the fire in a car on Chestnut Close.

Two properties were damaged by the car fire and the cause of is thought to be accidental, the fire service said.


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