photos: Fire crews battle arson blaze at Highbridge garage
Fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea battled a blaze at a vehicle
repair centre in Highbridge town centre on Friday night (February
26th) following an arson attack.
fire crews and a team of police officers from Burnham-On-Sea were
called to CJK Vehicle Repairs in King Street at 8.41pm after local
residents dialled 999 after spotting smoke at the car centre,
as pictured here.
crews rushed to the scene and found a classic Rover car alight
and a second vehicle, a modern Astra, damaged.
A fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com at the scene: "Crews
have extinguished the blaze using one foam jet, one hose reel
jet with two breathing apparatus wearers."
vehicle was severely damaged by fire and an attempt was made to
set a second vehicle alight but it self-extinguished."
blaze is being treated as suspicious by local police. A local
resident told Burnham-On-Sea.com that a group of youths had been
seen in the area just minutes before the blaze.