of overnight blaze at Highbridge home under investigation
fire and police crews are investigating the cause of a fire which
spread through a home in Highbridge early on Tuesday (December
fire engines from Burnham and Bridgwater were sent to the Poplar
Estate at 2.51am.
"On their arrival, crews found this was a vacant semi-detached
property with smoke issuing from the rear of the first floor,"
a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Crews extinguished the fire using two hose reel jets and four
"There was severe damage to a bedroom, moderate damage to
the living room and the whole property was smoke damaged,"
added the spokesman.
"There was also smoke damage in the neighbouring property.
The cause of the fire is under investigation."
Pictured: Police at the scene of Tuesday morning's blaze in