April 29, 2009
couple's new home rises from the ashes after blaze heartbreak
work to re-build a Brean couple's home that was completely destroyed
by fire last year has begun this week.
reported last November
that a devastating fire had swept through the wooden chalet owned
by Brean beach warden Ron Sharrard and his wife Angela.
crews from across the county tackled the blaze, but they could
not save the property.
the couple are still waiting for final insurance compensation,
building work has got underway at the spot next to Brean Down,
as pictured here.
pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The builders have had
to start from scratch and have been putting in the foundations
over the last few days."
house is at long last starting to take shape. After many months
without a proper home, we're both so relieved to see the building
work going ahead."
added that the work is expected to take around three months to
the traumatic fire, the couple married in Brean in December
in front of family, friends and supporters. Following
a community fundraising campaign, the grateful couple were presented
with a pair of honeymoon tickets in January
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of the blaze at Brean chalet home