July 29, 2011
factory evacuated after machinery fire
crews were called to extinguish a small blaze at a Highbridge
factory on Thursday evening (July 28th).
from Bridgwater and Burnham-On-Sea rushed to David Salisbury Joinery
Road on the Isleport Industrial Estate at 9.22pm, as pictured
property was evacuated after getting smoke logged when a fire
started in a wood pulp machine.
fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This was a fire
in machinery and wood pulp, caused by mechanical heat setting
fire to the wood pulp and shavings."
fire was extinguished using one hose reel jet and a 9kg foam extinguisher
added that the blaze had caused 50 per cent fire damage to wood
pulp and five per cent smoke damage to the property.