Fire drama in Highbridge as woman escapes house blaze
of thick smoke billowed out of this home in Highbridge on Sunday
morning when three fire crews were called to tackle a house blaze.
fire engines from Burnham-On-Sea and one from Bridgwater were
called to Sparks Way just before 10am, as pictured here.
woman inside managed to escape, but required treatment for smoke
inhalation after the damaging blaze.
crews used two hose reels and four breathing apparatus to extinguish
the fire which is believed to have started in the lounge,"
a fire spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
woman inside was given oxygen therapy by firefighters before ambulance
crews treated her." He said the property was badly smoke
damaged and an investigation is underway into the cause.
Smoke billowing out of the home on Sunday during the fire and,
above, the property (Burnham-On-Sea.com / Nic Noad / Mark Timms)