photos and video: Car fire drama in centre of Burnham-On-Sea
were the dramatic scenes outside a Burnham-On-Sea pub late last
night (Sunday, May 6th) when firefighters were called to a blazing
Honda was engulfed in flames after developing an electrical fault
outside the Dunstan House pub in Love Lane at 11.30pm, as pictured
Fire crews wearing breathing apparatus used water jets
to extinguish the blazing vehicle.
car's owner, who asked not to be named, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It was devastating to see the car burst into flames so quickly."
run out of oil and had pulled over. It was smoking, but I didn't
think the car would go up in flames. It is badly damaged, but
I am just relieved that no-one was hurt."
fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "At 11.56pm the vehicle
had been extinguished and the police were in attendance. The cause
is thought to be accidental due to an electrical fault."