Scouts rally round after pipe burst causes flooding
flooding caused by a burst pipe has left Burnham-On-Sea Scouts
Hall under several inches of water this week.
torrent of water flooded into the building, leaving the facilities
at the BASC Ground temporarily closed.
meetings have been cancelled as leaders and other volunteers have
carried out a big clean-up operation.
Simmons from Burnham Scouts told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The
flooding left several inches of water throughout the building
and it was deeper in some spots."
come as a shock for us all. Our volunteers have been busy at work
with wellies, mops and buckets bailing out the water."
flood occupied the whole building, so our floor tiles have had
to be lifted up and several kitchen units were damaged as well."
added that a commercial dehumidifier has been hired this week
to remove the dampness. A frozen water pipe which burst has been
blamed for the incident.