Dramatic scenes as Waitrose shoppers witness fire in car park

There were dramatic scenes at Waitrose this morning, as Saturday shoppers witnessed firefighters battling a van fire in the car park.

Waitrose Fire

Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service sent one crew from Westlea to deal with the fire, which had spread from a Ford Transit to an adjacent vehicle.

Waitrose Fire2

The incident, at Waitrose in Wichelstowe, happened at around 11.45am on 19 March.

Fire crews use two hose reels to put out the fire, and left the scene at 12.25pm.