fire crews called to flat as rainwater gushes through ceiling
rain caused flooding in the Burnham-On-Sea area on Friday afternoon
crews were called to The Esplanade at 4.15pm after rain water
gushed through the ceiling of a flat, causing damage.
spokesman Paul Slavin told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A large amount
of water came through the ceiling and crews were called to the
flat underneath to help stem the flow of water, salvage property
and check for structural damage."
roads were also flooded with standing water in Brent Knoll, Burnham
crews were also called to the junction of East Quay and Fore Street
in Bridgwater where a 50 metre stretch of the river wall was at
risk of collapse due to the pressure of rain water.
Pictured: Fire crews were called to a property on Burnham