Van totally destroyed as blaze takes hold at Stokes Bay

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team
The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team
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THESE pictures capture the ferocious fire that destroyed an empty van.

The fire took hold at Stokes Bay, at 3.45pm today.

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team

First on the scene, and who took the picture, was a team from HM Coastguard Hillhead.

One crew from Gosport was then called to the severe blaze.

The firefighters arrived to find a Ford Transit van well alight and used hose reels to put out the blaze.

The service believe the fire started from an electrical fault.

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team

The van was destroyed.

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team

The van on fire at Stokes Bay Picture: HM Coastguard Hillhead Rescue team