Published: March 18, 2011
Barbecue causes fire drama at Highbridge home

Burnham-On-Sea firefighters were called to tackle a blaze at a Highbridge home last night (Thursday, March 17th).

One fire engine was sent to the Poplar Estate at 10.30pm to extinguish a blaze within an outbuilding on the side of a home, as pictured here.

Water jets were used to extinguish the fire and damp down the building.

A fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A hot barbecue set that had been used earlier in the day had been stored away in the outbuilding and this is what is thought to have caused the fire."

A heat seeking camera was used to check for any remaining hot spots before the crews declared the building safe.

Pictured are firefighters at Thursday night's fire in Highbridge

 


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