Two arrested after fire sweeps through chalets
at Pontins in Brean
youths were arrested after
a fire at Pontins holiday centre in Brean on Wednesday, October
from across Somerset tackled the blaze in the early hours of Wednesday,
when several buildings were damaged.
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Two boys aged
15 and 18 were arrested in connection with the incident and have
now been released on bail."
spokesman added that they are treating the blaze as 'suspicious'
and that investigations are ongoing.
appliances from Burnham attended the fire, plus further crews
from Weston-Super-Mare, Yeovil, Bridgwater and Street.
An area consisting of four ground floor chalets was damaged, with
the fire spreading to two of the four chalets. All persons had
been accounted for and no-one was injured.
fire brigade spokesman added that the damage consisted of 80 per
cent fire damage and 10 per cent smoke and heat damage to two
chalets while another chalet had suffered minor smoke damage.
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