In photos: Burnham fire crews called to blaze at Highbridge flat
were the scenes in Highbridge on Friday when Burnham-On-Sea firefighters
were called to tackle a kitchen blaze at a block of flats.
fire crews were sent to General Higgins House in Southwell Crescent
at 11.16am after a concerned resident raised the alarm.
building was evacuated before crews arrived, as pictured here.
found a cooker on fire and, after confirming that there was no-one
still inside the building, extinguished the fire using hose reel
jets and breathing apparatus," fire spokesman Paul Slaven
from Devon & Somerset Fire Service told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
positive pressure ventilation fan was used to remove smoke inside
the property. There was some smoke damage to the flat and damage
to the cooker."