Sedgemoor Services car blaze tackled by Burnham fire crews
of thick black smoke rose into the sky above Sedgemoor Services
near Burnham-On-Sea on Friday afternoon (October 16th) during
a car fire.
fire crews from Burnham-On-Sea and Weston were sent to the M5
Southbound after eyewitnesses confirmed a car was well alight.
had been a caravan attached to the car but this was removed,"
said a fire spokesman.
used one compressed foam jet, two breathing apparatus and one
hose reel jet to extinguish the fire."
car was severely damaged by the fire and was left in the hands
of the Police and the Highways agency. No-one was hurt.
incident caused disruption to users of the service station with
the sliproad closed for several hours.