Published: June 22, 2008
Burnham-On-Sea fire crew tackles Highbridge car blaze

A fire engine from Burnham-On-Sea was called out at 12.53am on Sunday (June 22nd) after a vehicle was reported to be well alight in Highbridge.

On arrival in South Avenue, the crews confirmed that one vehicle was well alight. The fire was believed to have been started with the use of an accelerant.

"The fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet and two firefighters wearing breathing apparatus," a fire spokesman told

The vehicle suffered 25% fire damage, 25% heat damage and 40% smoke damage.

It is the second vehicle fire that the Burnham crew has tackled this weekend. They were also called to Berrow on Friday night (June 20th).

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