THE emergency services were called to reports of a car on fire on the A30 between Monkton and Honiton on Saturday afternoon.
The fire service sent a fire engine from Honiton after receiving a call at 3.56pm.
On arrival, crews found a car in the middle of the carriageway well alight. The crews used compressed air foam, hose reel jets and breathing apparatus to extinguish the fire.
The car was severely damaged by fire.
The police also attended as the car was blocking part of the carriageway.