probe suspicious overnight digger fires in the Burnham area
police are investigating two suspicious fires during the early
hours of today (Friday) when construction diggers were damaged.
crews were called to Bristol Road in East Brent at midnight
after a digger was reported to be on fire. The vehicle was damped
down by fire crews using two hose reel jets.
were also called to Weston Road in Lympsham where another mini
digger, involved in water mains excavations, was well alight in
blaze incolved one excavator and a mini digger, which were 75%
percent destroyed by fire.
fire was extinguished by fire crews using one compressed air foam
systems jet and one hose reel jet.
cause of both fires is under investigation by the Fire Service
and Police and anyone with information should contact Crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111.