PHOTOS: Firefighters tackle car fire in car park near Bideford Quay
A fire crew attended a car fire in Bank End Car Park in Bideford this afternoon.
The crew and fire engine from Bideford arrived at the scene soon after 3pm and tackled the blaze for half an hour.
Crew manager Alan Pearce confirmed the 4 x 4 vehicle had been written off.
He said: "The owner of the vehicle and his wife confirmed the fire had been started by an electrical fault under the dashboard.
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"Crew members tried to keep members of the public away while we got the fire under control.
"It was sereverly damaged and written off and the owners sorted out the recovery vehicle to collect the 4 x4 which arrived just as we were leaving."