December 9, 2010
fire crews called to rubbish bin fires in town
fire crews have been tackle two rubbish fires in the town over
the past 24 hours which may have been set deliberately.
One fire engine was sent to Southwell Cresent in Highbridge on
Wednesday evening - and another was set alight in Burnham town
centrre on Thursday (December 9th).
"In Southwell Crescent, the crew found the bin had been
deliberately set alight - it was quickly extinguished - but police
were also called to investigate," fire spokesman Simon Clews
Firefighters were also called to a bin alight outside the Railway
Inn in the High Street on Thursday afternoon.
"The fire was quickly put out by a nearby resident, but
on both occasions the fires could have quickly spread," added