rescue two occupants of digger after collision with power lines
fire crews were called to this digger after it collided with power
cables in Highbridge on Monday evening (July 27th).
fire appliances from Burnham were sent to a lane next to Bristol
Road in Highbridge at 4.55pm.
confirmed the digger had made contact with the high voltage cables
with two persons still inside the vehicle," a spokesman told
set to work to cordon off the area whilst waiting the arrival
of Western Power, who isolated the power. The two occupants were
then released from the vehicle unharmed."
incident led to power being temporarily cut to residents in the