Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset

November 27, 2005
Highbridge warehouse 'was set alight deliberately' say fire crews

Fire crews were called to a warehouse blaze in Tyler Way, Highbridge, on Sunday afternoon, November 27th.

Firefighters from Burnham-On-Sea tackled the blazeFour appliances from Bridgwater and Burnham, plus one support appliance from Street were mobilised at 3.50pm after the fire service was alerted to smoke emerging from a warehouse.

The fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet and two crew using breathing apparatus and the building was ventilated.

A spokesman said: "It turned out to be a large rubbish fire inside a wooden building."

"Damage was caused only to the rubbish. The fire had been set deliberately," he added.

 


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