drama for fire crews in Burnham as roofing is blown free
fire crews were called to remove a long length of lead roofing
from the top of a town centre building after it was damaged by
gale-force winds on Tuesday (March 31st).
An aerial ladder platform from Bridgwater and
a Burnham engine was sent to Victoria Street soon after
4pm following reports of a "dangerous structure".
A spokesman said: "Crews got to work making the building
safe and removed a length of lead which was hanging from the property."
of Burnham-On-Sea's High Street and Victoria Street were closed
to traffic while crews were at the scene. There
was also other damage during the day.