called to fire at seafront amusement arcade in Burnham-On-Sea
fire temporarily closed a seafront amusement arcade in Burnham-On-Sea
on Friday evening (March 22nd).
were the scenes on the Esplanade where two fire crews were sent
to Sunspot Amusements at 5.50pm amid reports of a small blaze
inside the main gaming area.
A fire service spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We received
calls of a fire within the property. Two fire appliances were
sent to investigate and, on their arrival, the crews found smoke
issuing from the ground floor of the building."
used a positive pressure ventilator to clear the building of the
smoke as the manager had already extinguished the fire prior to
fire service arrival."
It is understood the fire was contained to a section of ceiling
in the arcade. The cause was accidental.
The arcade renained partially closed on Friday while safety checks
were undertaken in the property, but was fully re-open on Saturday.
Pictured: Fire crews at the Burnham-On-Sea arcade on Friday