crews called to flooded property in Burnham-On-Sea
were called to help residents at a sheltered housing complex in
Burnham-On-Sea on Friday night (November 1st) when water poured
through a ceiling.
crew of resilience firefighters was called to the property in
Barton Close at 9.20pm after concerned residents raised the alarm.
used small tools to isolate the water and halt the flow of the
water through the ceiling. The main fire alarm panel in the building
was also sounding and crews found water had leaked into the smoke
detector, causing it to sound.
firefighters were striking at the time in a nationwide dispute
over pensions, so a crew of resilience firefighters attended instead.