April 25, 2011
grass fire tackled by Burnham-On-Sea fire crews
crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater have this afternoon (Monday,
April 25th) been battling to bring a big grass fire under control.
were called to River Road in Pawlett at 4pm, where a three acre
field was ablaze.
used hose reel jets to bring the fire under control and damp down
the field, as pictured.
fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com that the blaze had been
started by winds blowing flames and sparks from a nearby controlled
fire onto the dry grass.
care needs to be taken when setting controlled fires during this
very dry weather. Fire can so easily spread," he said.
Burnham firefighters at the scene on Monday afternoon and below,
the blackened field after the blaze