police thank firms for patience after 3-hour grenade drama
have thanked companies and their staff for their patience after
several busy roads on Highbridge's Isleport Industrial Park were
shut for over three hours on Thursday (September 13th) following
the discovery of a grenade at the town's recycling centre.
Way and Walrow were closed, causing lengthy delays for delivery
firms who were unable to move their lorries in or out of the safety
army bomb disposal team was called in from Didcot to investigate
the discovery at 3pm.
6.20pm the roads were re-opened after the device was found to
be a harmless "deactivated grenade".
police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We thank all the
firms and their staff who were affected for their patience in
waiting while the bomb disposal team checked whether the object
was safe. The roads were closed as a safety precaution."