fire crews battle house blaze near Burnham-On-Sea
fire crews from across the area tackled a huge house blaze near
Burnham-On-Sea early on Sunday (May 6th).
were called to Withy Road in East Huntspill after several calls
were received from local residents about the blaze in a derelict
"One fire engine from Burnham, two fire engines and a water
carrier from Bridgwater, and two appliances from Weston were sent
to this incident," a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"On arrival, the crews confirmed that the building was a
derelict property measuring approximately 20m by 6m and the whole
building was fully involved in the fire."
Crews wearing breathing apparatus extinguished the fire using
three water jets.
initial calls came in at 11.41pm last night (Saturday) and the
blaze was not brought under control until the early hours of today.