Van blaze shuts busy route between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston
busy route between Burnham-On-Sea and Weston was temporarily closed
on Saturday night (July 6th) after a van blaze.
were the scenes on the A370 at East Brent after fire crews from
Burnham and Weston were called to tackle the van blaze at 10.30pm.
found a transit van well alight, and used two hose reel jets and
compressed air foam to bring it under control," said a spokesman
for Devon and Somerset Fire Service.
The A370 was closed while crews were on scene tackling the blaze,
with diversions put in place.
cause was believed to be accidential, caused by an electrical
fault, which left the van a write-off, as pictured below.
The burnt-out van on the A370 at East Brent last night