February 20, 2009
Trust work on Brean Down sparks call-out for Burnham fire crews
fire crews rushed to Brean Down on Friday morning (February 20th)
after a walker reported seeing large plumes of black smoke on
the rocky outcrop.
spokesman Paul Slavin told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Two fire
engines from Burnham were sent to Brean Down at 11.15am to investigate."
the smoke was caused by controlled burning being carried out on
the Down by the National Trust. No action was needed, and this
was a false alarm with good intent."
photo shows one of the Burnham fire crews returning from Friday's