photos: Crews tackle blaze at Rooksbridge
exotic reptile food depot
crews tackled a big blaze at a commercial premises in Rooksbridge
on Thursday morning.
fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea and other stations across Somerset
were initially called to battle the fire, which broke out at 3.30am.
fire affected the Rooksbridge depot of Livefood UK, an internet-based
company supplying live insects such as locusts to owners of reptiles
and other exotic animals across the country.
Crews found storage unit measuring 50m x 22m containing live
feed well alight and got to work using hose reel jets and breathing
Crews used portable pumps to get water from a nearby swimming
pool to extinguish the fire. Crews were still at the scene at
9am, as pictured here.
Crews in Rooksbridge at the scene of the fire