called to roof blaze at Burnham-On-Sea nursing home
rushed to a nursing home in Burnham-On-Sea on Wednesday evening
(July 1st) after a small roof blaze.
fire appliances from Burnham and Bridgwater, together with an
aerial appliance from Bridgwater, were sent to Burnham Lodge Nursing
Home in Berrow Road at 4.45pm.
were called to tackle a small fire in the wooden guttering, caused
accidentally by workmen working on the roof.
the fire had been extinguished by the workmen with a hose pipe.
carried out an inspection, externally and of the internal loft
space, using a thermal image camera and small tools, to confirm
that the fire was out and had not spread.
of the residents or staff were involved or injured.