fire crews tackle hedgerow blaze in Lympsham
Burnham-On-Sea fire crews rushed to Lympsham on Friday afternoon
(April 9th) after a broken power line set a hedgerow alight.
engine from Burnham was initially sent to Bridgwater Road at 2.02pm
after a tree was reported to be on fire, caused by downed power
arriving at the scene the fire had spread to 25 metres of hedgerow
and a dog kennel, so another Burnham appliance was mobilised,"
a fire spokeswoman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
used one main water jet and a further hose reel jet to bring the
fire fully under control. Western Power Distribution also attended
the scene to isolate the power lines.