Terrifying moment family campervan bursts into flames at Morrisons PETROL STATION in Brit seaside resort | The Sun

A CAMPERVAN has burst into flames at a petrol station in a popular seaside resort.

Footage shows the blaze raging at the Morrisons petrol station in Weymouth and captures the aftermath once brave fire crews had put the fire out.

The fire ran through the white camper van, leaving onlookers stunned.

Thankfully, the flames did not spread to the pumps and no ambulances were required at the scene.

Cops sprang into action to close off roads, while firefighters extinguished the inferno.

Dorset Live reported that the fire had been swiftly put out.

They also reported that road closures had caused a buildup of traffic in the local area.

However, pictures show the damage to the van was significant.


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A statement from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were called at 9.11am this morning to Dorchester Road, Weymouth."

"Two crews from Weymouth and one from Dorchester attended the incident which involved a campervan fire within the fuel pump area of a petrol station."

"Six breathing apparatus wearers used main lines and a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire – our stop came at 10.11am."

The statement concluded by saying that fire crews will remain on the scene to dampen down the fire site and check the petrol station roof for hotspots.

Chris Dunham, the Deployment Manager at the Dorset Police control room told The Sun that cops were "assisting the fire brigade."

He added that they were "dealing with road closures."

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He finished by saying that it was "quite a big fire" but that fire crews had "put it out."

Asked for comment, the South West Ambulance Service said that they had not been called out or made aware of the fire.

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